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This lush, 25-acre park overlooking the Pacific is a wonderful place for walkers, bikers and people watchers, and connects with the broad Santa Monica beach made famous in TV's "Baywatch" episodes.
Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Santa Monica
+1 310-458-8644
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Reviewed November 29, 2011

great views and parking at the northern end of the park

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank vgreene
Reviewed November 28, 2011

This park is worth a visit if you are in the Palisades. The kids always had fun wandering the lawns, climbing trees, and playing on the jungle gyms. It's not a big park, has a neighborhood feel.

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank relaxationseeker0
Reviewed November 25, 2011

great views away from the crowds. nice for walking, running, biking skating.... bathroom access.

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank Patricia S
Reviewed November 24, 2011

Walk, Bike ride,eat lunch or soak in the view. Rent bicycles and ride along the path to venice beach and back for an amazing day!

Date of experience: November 2011
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Reviewed September 27, 2011

Stayed in Santa Monica for a week long trip in August 2011 at the Georgian Hotel. Right across from our hotel was Palisades Park. For sightseeing purposes, walking up and down the park once should do it - not too much to do here, but...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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