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Address: Cambria, CA
Phone Number: +1 805-927-2070
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This state park is a popular spot for picnics, weddings, and watching...

This state park is a popular spot for picnics, weddings, and watching sunsets - or whales.

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Waves crashing over rocks, ocean breezes, close parking and easy access to tidepools, poster information on local wildlife, great viewpoint up and down the coast at Cambria, great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Moreno Valley
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Moreno Valley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Waves crashing over rocks, ocean breezes, close parking and easy access to tidepools, poster information on local wildlife, great viewpoint up and down the coast at Cambria, great spot to watch the sunset (either from a bench or your car), possible dolphin and whale sightings, picnic area and restrooms, friendly wildlife (squirrels and seagulls). I bring with me unsalted peanuts... More 

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Anaheim, California
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116 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you are looking for a fantastic picnic site with a gorgeous beach down below this is the place. Also great sunset views. Picnic tables and restrooms as well.

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Nipomo, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very dramatic view, the surf coming in made an impressive sound, nature at it's best for my taste. The scent of the ocean was a treat!

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We walked northward along the boardwalk at Moonstone Beach and into this portion of San Simeon State Park without knowing what we'd find. What we found were spectacular views, access to tide pools, some pleasant trails to walk, and a great place for a picnic. Amazingly, even on a Saturday and a Sunday, it was not crowded. There is one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Went for an early morning walk nod the view is amazing. If you look close enough you will see the sea otters playing. Pelicans overhead and a variety of birds. It was a very still morning with blue sky's all around . Couldn't ask for anything better

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Scottsdale,Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

At the north end of Moonstone Beach is Leffingwell Landing. Numerous tide pools. Great place to breathe in the fresh air. Was a wonderfully foggy morning when we visited.

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Cambria, California
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Leffingwell Landing Cambria is a great venue to look west over the Pacific, south along Moonstone Beach, and north to San Simeon Pier, and Hearst Castle. The "Landing" has parking area right on the ocean. On a foggy, cool morning, we have sat in our car with coffee and Danish looking for whale spouts on the horizon and sea otters... More 

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tel aviv
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

This beach is a very short distance from Moonstone Beach in Cambria. The views are breathtaking! We went there on a very windy, cool (but sunny) day so a picnic was out of the question. We went down to the beach which was lovely. But my DON'T MISS tip is this: Make sure you walk away from the bluff overlooking... More 

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fountain valley, Ca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Very easy to get to. Went down to the tide pools and also got to see sea otters. Pretty cool, nice stop

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Cambria, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Grab a sandwich at Sandy's in town and head fro Leffingwell Landing. This area is where they tried to build a pier but were unsuccessful due to shallow waters. Hence the San Simeon Pier was constructed. Not much shade but a great area to see the unusual shape of the California shoreline and enjoy the sound of the ocean. Access... More 

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