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Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach

35000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-2376
+1 818-880-0350
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Great beach but older park

This Beach was GREAT! Campsites were all pretty private and very beautiful surroundings. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tamie L
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Great Dog friendly beach

My dogs and I spent a great day here. The beach is clean, Most people keep their dogs on leashes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carbondale, Colorado
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  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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35000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-2376
+1 818-880-0350

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This Beach was GREAT! Campsites were all pretty private and very beautiful surroundings. The bathrooms and showers were pretty old and actually stopped working on us on the last day. NO FULL HOOKUPS! Also the spot that we originally picked would not pick our RV...More

Thank Tamie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dogs and I spent a great day here. The beach is clean, Most people keep their dogs on leashes, which I guess is the rule. Parking along the hwy is pretty scary. Hard to get the dogs to the stairs to get to the...More

Thank Piperroo
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

While the trail can be challenging given how it climbs for the first 3/4 of a mile, the reward comes in the beautiful flowers in spring and the amazing views of the ocean. It is beautiful.

Thank James K
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This beach was totally ungroomed and we liked it that way. We arrived later in the day and only paid $3 to park until sunset. A Great deal! We had waited until low tide to do some beach combing but did not find much. We...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Takes about 10 minutes to get down to the beach and 12 inch to get back up to the road very short hiking for small children perfect.

Thank Wyobio
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Hard to find a dog beach in LA county, but one area of this beach is just perfect. Park on the ocean side of the road (might have to make a U turn on the highway) walk down the stairs and there you are. The...More

Thank mntraveler35
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I love this beach. We spent the day there an while the girls laid out, the boys got to do some cool climbing and adventuring. There is a few really amazing beach caves you can crawl through, and one huge one that literally takes you...More

Thank North T
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The title of this review pretty much says it all. One of the best and most interesting parks along the coast.

Thank Newsdoc
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Can't beat the view! Mountains and cliffs and ocean....it's beautiful. I do suggest parking on side of road and walking down instead of the assigned state park and beach parking on the other side of the highway (unless you are camping or making a long...More

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was the perfect spot for a morning run or a great quiet, secluded place to take in the sunrise. Nice for walks and an awesome spot to watch surfers, which was a nice treat for someone who's not from California.

Thank Amanda S
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Are the group campsite strict about their max occupancy? Does a kid = 1 occupancy? Can we pay for extra occupancy?
17 May 2017|
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Kerri H
Can we have two pop up trailers on 1 site? It is 66 double rated and size should fit our two small pups plus one tow vehicle. Since they only allow three vehicles per site we would have to park the other tow vehicle in overflow if that is allowed.
4 April 2017|
Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen two small RV's in one spot plenty of times. You might need to park the tow vehicle in the parking lot.
My husband has to work and cannot arrive until after the gate closes at 10 pm. Any suggestion on where to park safely overnight so he can walk in? I can see that yellow road is a dirt road near by. Or even taxi in from somewhere nearby? I have heard you get ticketed if you park on PCH.
5 April 2016|
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