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Down on the Boardwalk

Perfect December day to walk along the beach on the boardwalk. Park at Moonstone beach lot and take... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gp4seth
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Cambria, California
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Romantic

The scenery and beauty of moonstone beach is beautiful. Wooden path walkways to stroll along... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rebecca S
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Tustin, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfect December day to walk along the beach on the boardwalk. Park at Moonstone beach lot and take a stroll on the mile long boardwalk. The scenery is unobstructed and the wildlife abundant. The giant junipers arching over the walk along the path and well-placed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The scenery and beauty of moonstone beach is beautiful. Wooden path walkways to stroll along beach. Seals to entertain you. Beautiful pines along the way. Just a beautiful place to unwind and relax.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to walk along the boardwalk here. You can keep it slow Nd easy or opt for a few hills and stairs down to the beach itself. Whatever I choose and in any sort of weather, it refreshes my soul.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Judy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice beach. While you can't walk long distances on the beach, there is a boardwalk that allows you to access the beach at different locations. Fun beach to search for moonstones and build driftwood teepees.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank legsbell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful wood walkway along this amazing beach allows for a great stroll. So beautiful, you can watch the surfers and marine animals!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Erica F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't beat the central coast of California for amazing sunsets and Moonstone Beach is a great place to view one (or more).

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sightseer38775065688
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed stopping by this beach and would definitely return. Easy parking and bathroom by the stair access to beach. Seems to be a dog friendly beach. Very flat open beach expanse with several places where pebbles wash up on the beach and you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sally T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed directly across Moonstone Beach during our stay in Cambria and I took advantage with a morning walk each day to the sound of crashing waves. The water is too cold for swimming but you can still enjoy the views and sunsets at this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank PaddleWarrior
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite Cali Beach for sure is Cambria, we go here whenever we get a chance, one of my grown kids favorite beach as well. After here we drive up to San Simeon and those beautiful little towns, Gorda and Lucia ;)

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Roam19568422399
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Moonstone Beach draws the eye and the convenient boardwalk is dotted with benches that invite visitors to slow down, take the time to just gaze at the horizon and be mesmerized by the ocean movement. Friendly locals walk there dogs on the boardwalk and add...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michele G
18 July 2018|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are definitely allowed (on leash) on the boardwalk along the bluff above the beaches; but there are "no dogs" symbols on the signs next to the stairways that lead down to the beaches. But that said, I have observed... More
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anitasanchez1955
5 June 2018|
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Response from Luchie B | Reviewed this property |
I go in December when its nice in quiet, being in Central California we get temperatures between 65 to 80. It's just a beautiful get away.
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68lancew
16 May 2018|
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Response from Krista W | Reviewed this property |
No camping on Moonstone, but San Simeon State Park (close by) is nice! We scouted it in January.
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