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Black's Beach

2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, San Diego, CA 92037-1004
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So Worth The Walk

Had no idea it was a nude beach, lol. I was just seeking out a cool California beach spot and oh my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jwr5374
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Dallas
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Nude yes, but all welcome

This has always been a favorite beach of mine...started back in the 1970's. As any nude beach, you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brad O
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible1%
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One of the west coast's 5 premier surfing spots.
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2800 Torrey Pines Scenic Dr, San Diego, CA 92037-1004
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"blacks beach"
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"nude beach"
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"glider port"
in 28 reviews
"clothing optional beach"
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"great beach"
in 23 reviews
"torrey pines"
in 20 reviews
"black beach"
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"steep trail"
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"long hike"
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"walking south"
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"bad knees"
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"enjoying nature"
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"volleyball nets"
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"hiked down"
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"hang gliders"
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"great surf"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had no idea it was a nude beach, lol. I was just seeking out a cool California beach spot and oh my goodness, did it deliver! Now you do have to trek down 300ft and some parts are steep. So please be careful if you...More

2  Thank jwr5374
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has always been a favorite beach of mine...started back in the 1970's. As any nude beach, you get your lookie-loos, however I don't have a problem...besides, no one would look at me ;-)

8  Thank Brad O
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I heard this was one of the prettiest beaches in SD, but got skeptical when my dad told me it was a nude beach. I went at around 7 am, and it was so beautiful, there were just a couple surfers, and no nude individuals....More

5  Thank marinadunn
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We were visiting with a friend nearby and she suggested, on the spur of the moment to bring us here thinking my kids would enjoy seeing the paragliders take off from the top of the cliff. It is also a much quieter beach than the...More

1  Thank suzy76
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Known for being a nude beach, one of the favorite beaches for surfers. It is very pretty, commonly you will see peeping toms in the bushes on the cliff.

3  Thank Tonya6425
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

In San Diego, they are not stuck up. The entire family is free to be nude in this section. Please keep in mind nude on the beach is against CA state law. But it's not enforced in this section of beach.

Thank Dean A
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Little bit of a trail to get down to the beach. But, it's a great beach. However - you MIGHT be surprised when you get out on the beach. Clothing has ALWAYS been optional on this beach. So, Take your sunscreen if you're the, um,...More

2  Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

When I first went to Black's, it was in 2009-2011, when it was hardly a destination for anyone except "hardcore" nudists and voyeurs. On this last visit (2017), it was a much more populated environment, with lots of families as well as couples and adult...More

2  Thank Nancyuen
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

There's plenty of parking at the top at the lookout point, wear very comfortable shoes if you're going to make the trek down to the actual beach - it's about 500 meters down. It's very peaceful and the views are incredibly vast. Recommend going at...More

Thank MKThomson_Tours
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This beach is simply amazing. Beautiful. Stunning. And every other similar word. Yes, access to the beach is steep. And yes, it is a nude beach. But it never disappoints if you like natural beauty.

5  Thank PaisleyandLola
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stanrowley
28 December 2017|
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Response from Tom K |
Admission is free. Just walk down a path.
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Henry s
3 August 2017|
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Response from craigclark | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Not many to choose from.
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Mizzou86
20 July 2017|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
I was at the beach once and it was a May Monday early afternoon. There were clumps of people scattered all over but it was not a big crowd and no volleyball. I have no idea about the volleyball scene. You would have to hear... More
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