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Address: San Simeon, CA 93452
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Charming and natural beach.

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Great beach to have the kiddos running around and searching for amazing rocks/gems while getting some energy out!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Lake Forest, California
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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great beach to have the kiddos running around and searching for amazing rocks/gems while getting some energy out!

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Boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful views and rocks to see. Walk the wooden path and take it all in. The beach does have a lot of seaweed and bugs so not a great place to sun bathe. Could sift through the rocks for hours but for the sea flea things.

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Thank HBerke
Columbia, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying along Moonstone Drive and have taken many walks on the boardwalk. The views are incredible and the walk is an easy one. I highly recommend this if you are in Cambria.

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Thank Maryellen S
Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're impressed by different colored rocks, then by all means, stop on by. Otherwise, it's a normal dusty, sandy beach with some pockets of semi-interesting rocks. Lots of kelp, too.

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Thank wanderlust_liz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming here. Very peaceful. Boardwalk is nice to walk along and the parts that we went to were clean.

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Thank 74girl
Cerritos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a good stop. Kept the kids busy for a while. The rocks a re colorful. But for an average person, it is still just a beach.

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Thank Ashish G
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walking beach. There is a boardwalk above for strolling. Across the street are many places to stay which is very convenient or obtrusive, depending on your point of view. We watched the sun set. Nice place.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful beach. Nice boardwalk to walk on. Was cold when we went. I wouldn't mind going again when the weather was a little better.

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Thank Brenda S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you look long enough you will find some actual moonstones. Lots of beautiful rocks to see also. We saw a group of dolphins playing in the shallow water, maybe 50-100 feet from shore.

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked the beach to find some moonstones. Found some moonstones and there is plenty of other stones and shells to look for. Good place to see.

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