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Palisades Park

Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
+1 310-828-4497
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Great walking park

This park is typical Southern California and has been the background for a number of films. Really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kenneth L
Best place for a run in the morning and watching the sunset in the evening

The park goes from the pier entrance all the way up through north Santa Monica. The view is always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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“palm trees” (20 reviews)
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Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Santa Monica
+1 310-828-4497
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is typical Southern California and has been the background for a number of films. Really nice park for a walk or to just hang out and people watch

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park goes from the pier entrance all the way up through north Santa Monica. The view is always spectacular with the palm trees and the beautiful ocean below. The best place in all of Santa Monica. The only downside is the large population of...More

Thank etkt2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Full of down and outs. It's just a walk a long the cliff edge overlooking the beach. Nothing that special

Thank AAGill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice park with beautiful views and lots of lush, green grass to lay on. Pet friendly. Parking available on the spot.

Thank Tatia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this path on a daily basis on our recent stay in Santa Monica. We always felt safe and loved the view out over the ocean. We had a picnic in the park one of our days and it was glorious in the sunshine....More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a nice park to walk around and they have numerous benches so you can sit and rest and watch the people walk by. They have the area landscaped with flowers and shrubs, I enjoyed sitting by the main road and watching the people...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This park is unique and known for its gorgeous Pacific Ocean clifftop views that stretch for miles atop his long stretch of tree infused, grass and walking paths. There is plenty of shade underneath massive trees, and if you are lucky, you may find a...More

Thank WillinLa
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Walking along the park, stopping to sit on a bench or looking at the ocean are all great ways to spend an afternoon or morning here. Watching the sunset is a most beautiful experience here, especially since you can also see Malibu and the mountains.

1  Thank Caroltod
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A fantastic place to walk and the view is spectacular, you can see all the way to Catalina on a clear day, The beach is so beautiful and clean, just a super place to be

Thank medgoldie
Reviewed 6 March 2017

lots of interesting people to see as you stroll along or sit and chill. street entertainers, other walkers, tourists, locals.

Thank kevholl
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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