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Pier overlooking ... a beach

OK, this is a representation of my state of mind... since the beach is not very good... (see, my... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
MarcinDrP
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Warsaw, Poland
Across from the road to Hearst Castle, a nice little pier to walk out on.

Besides the pier there are other shops and stuff here. a nice place to picnic too.Plenty of parking... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Rickczap
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Moreno Valley, California
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San Simeon Point Highway 1, San Simeon, CA 93452
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

OK, this is a representation of my state of mind... since the beach is not very good... (see, my other review) and since it was cold.... I was not into this specific attraction... but, this is just my view of the beach and of the...More

1  Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

then by all means, stroll out this one. We stopped and decided the Cayucos Pier was the only pier we would walk this day. California has a number of piers that are far more interesting. But there’s not much to do in San Simeon itself...More

Thank ChinaLake1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Besides the pier there are other shops and stuff here. a nice place to picnic too.Plenty of parking here also

Thank Rickczap
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The last thing you expect is a massive pier but it is really massive (high) and a good place for a stroll if the weather is good. We went after a visit to Hearst Castle and had lunch nearby.

Thank sujatojo
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Amazing feat to build this pier. It has seen better days and has several gaps in the planking. Typically the wind is so strong one must really button up. Still a great place to go.

Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Our primary reason to stop was to use the park restrooms. We also walked to the end of the pier, past a few people fishing, and looked at the coastline from a different perspective.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If your in the area you have to stop and take in the view from the end of the pier, both to the ocean and back towards land, A must see.

Thank SuperDaveMcK
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Nice pier for fishing, walking and people and wildlife viewing. Right next to Coastal Discovery Center.

Thank juschippers
Reviewed 18 June 2018

this place reminds me of australia, seagulls, beach, clear waters, waves, boats hobbing in the distance.. a far cry from the desert heat of highway one.

Thank 1Ming
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Sorry but nothing special about this pier if you have visited other piers along this coast. Then again, if this is the one and only pier that you will visit, it is pretty sweet. Smallish amongst the bigger sisters, it is however solid and nicely...More

Thank SueFromWinnipeg
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