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“Lovely stretch of parkland”
Review of Palisades Park

Palisades Park
Ranked #7 of 106 things to do in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed April 15, 2013

Hubby and I loved Palisades Park as it is a real slice of the So-Cal lifestyle. The park is well maintained and very pretty with stunning views over the ocean. I would exercise caution when on your own or at night however as Santa Monica does have a high vagrant population, some of whom are clearly drug or alcohol abusers. Just exercise some common sense and enjoy!

1  Thank princessboo
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

This is a classic Southern California experience. The park runs along the bluff which has slowly been chipping off away from the Ocean over the years. The park is has walkers, runners, exercisers of every ilk, great views toward the beach. There are convenient restroom facilities and picnic facilities. Its a place we enjoy living here.

1  Thank Chingachgook
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

My daughter and I frequent this park almost daily. It's a nice break from our daily routine. The greenery and scenic views of the beach and Pacific Ocean are breathtaking. It's nice to have a place to walk away from the traffic. The only concern is that law enforcement needs to continually patrol the park to keep it safe for everyone, because it's a gathering place for those with no home. Hopefully, over time, the issue of homelessness will be dealt with more effectively by social agencies.

Thank Debra S
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Just get out and go for a sunset walk on the path with everyone else. It's fun and nice to be with the masses. Super safe even with all the homeless folks around.

1  Thank Sashu2
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

Need a place to take your love for a picnic or just want to watch the sunset. Best place for a first date picnic that I've found in all of CA.

1  Thank asmichalik
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