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Point Mugu State Park

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Address: 9000 W. Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Phone Number: +1 818-880-0363

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Great beach

We spent several days along the west coast in this area an this is another fantastic uncrowded beach that we enjoyed. Good setting

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
Charles V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We spent several days along the west coast in this area an this is another fantastic uncrowded beach that we enjoyed. Good setting

Thank Charles V
Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We often camp at Thornhill Broome campground. It is a primitive campground with only porta poties and one source of running water (near the porta poties). My husband and I have been multiple times now and have always loved it. You may pitch your tent directly on the sand, fire pits are maintained, and there is a picnic table at... More 

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This beach is a long way from housing and hasn't seemed very crowded when we've been there. We mostly go to have people look at the big rock. It is pretty close to PCH so traffic is a bit loud. You have to pay for parking, but that is typical in the area.

Thank So_Cal_Illini_81
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We traveled out to this "Park" which is beautiful, but judging by the lack of parking and constant security patrols it is clear the locals don't want visitors

Thank dan g
Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We took our two kids (3 & 5) with us here for their first experience camping in a tent. For families, this is overall a great spot. The camping is easy to get to, and the Sycamore Canyon campground provides token operated showers, bathrooms, and a camp host selling firewood. It is an easy walk to the beach (accessible through... More 

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Anthem, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Off the somewhat beaten path - this is a quieter, less crowded place to go. Cleaner and less hassle then farther down on the PCH. No lifeguards were we were at though. Although I think there are some on the next beach over - still considered state park. I wish we would have stayed here longer then heading down to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Peaceful beach and not as crazy as Carrillo. Has grills and picnic area right next to the beach. Great place to watch the waves, contemplate life and spend time with the fam.

Thank Christopher V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

this is a wonderful beach. i could sit for hours and watch the waves. it sounds magical. no one bothers you and you feel peace. swimming is great although it does have a strong current so i would suggest u be an experience swimmer .

Thank Jacquelyn Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

It was really nice to drive in Malibu seeing these dunes. I did not resist to get out the car and get a picture of these amazing scene. It really worth a pit stop!!!!

Thank D_v_D_usa
North Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Beautiful clean beach. Stopped here while traveling down the coast. It was early morning so there was no one else around. Very tranquil. Will definitely be back.

Thank Heather M

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