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Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

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Address: 1253 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107
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The coastline is extraordinary, the waves and cliffs, the natural diversity and just beautiful hiking trails. Beware of your surroundings, watch your pets and leave a zero... read more

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The coastline is extraordinary, the waves and cliffs, the natural diversity and just beautiful hiking trails. Beware of your surroundings, watch your pets and leave a zero footprint for others to enjoy please! Great place for any special occasion and relax parking will open up sometime along the way...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed right on the water and it was perfect! The cliffs are terrific to walk, run or hike along the water - and you can see whales and sea lions and all other kinds of wildlife. My favorite stay in San Diego yet!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love coming here every few weeks to soak in nature and unwind. It has amazing views and I usually find parking within a few minutes.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Outstanding, I never knew about all the sights in Point Loma and Cabrillo. The views are amazing and some very nice hiking trails exist, that'll take you to some remote beaches. I've been coming to San Diego for thirty years and finally found this hidden gem. It's worth the venture.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in here while waiting for Cabrillo National Monument to open. Erosion has many areas off limits, for good reason, but it makes it a little hard to navigate. Beautiful views of surfers, nice surf breaks, and coastal birds.

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Friendship, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is awesome to come and relax after a day of any kind of stress. It's Romantic and suitable for anyone who won't fall off the cliff!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sunset Cliffs Natural Park is a phenomenon because it has a rugged, "country" feeling but is part of the city of San Diego. My husband, a travel photographer, and I often go there and have written about it at whereiscookie.com We love to picnic here, perched above the ocean, and have often seen whales and even islands including Catalina. Sunset... More 

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Palos Verdes Estates, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful space! Loved the scenery. Can't wait to return and hike the tougher trails. Very peaceful and quiet.

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Apple Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped by while wandering around San Diego. We had our 4-year old granddaughter with us. The views were great, but it's on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Not a place where I would let a child wander.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are great and you can do some decent exploring along the cliffs and a few small beach areas. Unlike La Jolla and Mission beach you can usually find some places to park and get out for some pictures.

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