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“Away from crowded tourist beaches” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jalama Beach County Park

Jalama Beach County Park
Ranked #3 of 44 things to do in Lompoc
Certificate of Excellence
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Bullhead City, Arizona
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Away from crowded tourist beaches”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

Nice beach. It is facing south and was actually warn there for January. There was many pretty rocks and shells. There are benches and picnic tables. Cost $10 for day use. Looks like a good place for Rv camping. There were some cabins. There are showers and a play area for children.

Visited January 2013
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Solvang, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Remote but well worth it!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

You have to drive a bit to get here, but it never disappoints! Very wild stretch of ocean. Water very cold and can be extremely windy, but the kite boarders love it and so will you! Have been sharks in area from time to time. Can walk in either direction on the wide beach. Must get a Jalama Burger at the small, fun cafe onsite. Popular with campers and day use alike. We like to ride our motorcycle there on the twisty, scenic road! Do use caution as road is narrow and the scenery so lovely it's easy to get distracted! Enjoy! I know you will!

Visited November 2012
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Glendora, California
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“Pretty drive up Hwy 1 to this little county beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

I have visited this beach twice and mean to camp there, on recommendation from a friend. It is quite removed from civilization in that no town is nearby, so get supplies before you go there to camp. They do have a little store on site and a snack shack that serves up really tasty Jalama burgers (are they so tasty because they are outstanding examples of burgers or simply because everything tastes so good when someone else cooks it when you are camping???) There are a few hookup sites and lots more non-hookup ones. It's first come, first served, so plan to arrive early if it's a weekend in the summer!

Visited March 2012
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113 reviews
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“Beautiful beach, but windy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

This beach is great for kites and kite-surfing. There's a camprground there, no shade, no trees, just bare plots to pitch a tent. Truly depressing. But the beach is lovely. There's a restaurant there as well. Don't bother. Slow, expensive and so-so.

Visited October 2012
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Lompoc, California
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best Beachcombing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2012

We go regularly to beachcomb. Swimming is for the very experienced- the currents and waves can be very strong.

Visited July 2012
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