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San Clemente State Beach

I-5 Basilone Road, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-492-3156
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Nice California beach (but did not knock our socks off)

We enjoyed the pier, areas around the pier, and the state beach. The restrooms were a major plus... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
on_the_go_98765
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Tucson
Long walk down but worth it

We have been staying at San Clemente State Beach for one week during 4th of July for 30 years. Not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
elizabethjF2411RU
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Imperial, California
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  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“full hookups” (6 reviews)
“steep hill” (3 reviews)
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I-5 Basilone Road, San Clemente, CA 92672
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+1 949-492-3156
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"full hookups"
in 6 reviews
"boogie boarding"
in 7 reviews
"steep hill"
in 3 reviews
"on duty"
in 4 reviews
"camping area"
in 3 reviews
"railroad tracks"
in 7 reviews
"parking lot"
in 10 reviews
"paid parking"
in 4 reviews
"snack bar"
in 8 reviews
"limited parking"
in 3 reviews
"nice walking"
in 3 reviews
"body surfing"
in 3 reviews
"state beach"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 3 reviews
"south end"
in 3 reviews
"orange county"
in 4 reviews
"across the street"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the pier, areas around the pier, and the state beach. The restrooms were a major plus as well as the picnic areas and public areas for visitors. It wasn't exceptional but it was a treat to be able to walk to and enjoy....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at San Clemente State Beach for one week during 4th of July for 30 years. Not only is this park where you can tent camp or have full hook-ups, it can easily accommodate RV"S up to 42 feet in some spaces....More

Thank elizabethjF2411RU
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long expanse of sand with some shingle. Well maintained facilities with lifeguards present. Beach is enjoyed by surfers and families alike.

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely sandy beach just South of the pier. Fire pits close by, as well as restrooms and refreshments.

Thank londonqt
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This beach is beautiful, well maintained and clean. Great for all beach activities.Took a nice stroll along the surf.

Thank JimmyJackk
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Nice wide beach, easy access ,showers, bathrooms, and eating facililities close by and some few steps from the water

Thank Barry684
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Long stretch of beach with the pier in the middle - sand clean and well kept. Lovely to walk along the sea.

Thank Sandy W
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect Southern California pacific beach surfing , fishing off the pier , clean and hot. Everthing you would need for a beach day dont forget the sun cream.

Thank jackodanapoint
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Just across the railroad tracks to the clean and wonderful beachfront and Pier nearby. Cool breezes and the excitement of the passing train now and then. Just a delightful day and or evening with the family.

Thank Looeze13
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome beach, uncrowded, clean waves, no agro in the lineup. Also likely to run into a surf pro or two 🤙.

Thank Deb S
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rosewelch1
4 June 2017|
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Response from Lolasuejen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. Be safe with it.
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8 June 2016|
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Response from FredDouglas | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember any signs or mentions in the park's brochures about pool floats, so I believe that you can enjoy your use of pool floats during your stay.
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23 April 2016|
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Response from Sally M | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed on the beach trails and also the salt creek beach trail in Dana Point. Most beaches are somewhat dog friendly (Google rules and look for signs) to some degree in the OC. Officially off leash dog beaches... More
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