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10 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This place is great. It is very hard to get a reservation; so, plan on booking 7 months out or check like a mad person for cancellations. The beach is gorgeous and dogs are allowed in one section. The campsites are awesome because it is not a typical beach campground. You are in a canyon a few minutes walk or... More 

Thank Kerri H
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Leo Carillo Beach is dog friendly, but the beach itself is not very inviting. The waves are known for breaking close to shore, so the water has eroded the shoreline. You have to climb up a small berm to get to the beach and it's very narrow with fine black, sand, which is a mess to clean up. Dogs are... More 

Thank Pamela M
Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

This was the most expensive campsite I've ever stayed in at 45 bucks USD. I definitely expected nicer facilities for that price. We stayed here for two nights on a tenting road trip down the highway 1. All the bathrooms and even showers smelled like sewage. Many bathrooms out of order. Showers cost a couple bucks and were sort of... More 

4 Thank Stan E
Cleveland, Ohio
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61 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Nice place to stop and meet up with friends. The Southern portion of the beach is pretty rocky which makes it difficult for wading into the water or even swimming. The Northern section was far sandier although the day we were there had considerably larger waves and a strong current. This beach was more crowded than some I've been on... More 

Thank SunDaisy11
Yorba Linda, California
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We went beach camping in a tent trailer June 29- july 5. It is an awesome private site near the beach and day use area. Each site has big trees, picnic table and fire ring. There is a store for essentials and snacks. Great family campground.

4 Thank shirleen064
los angeles
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26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Can't speak for the summer months...but we visited in May and had a blast. Outside of the crows and squirrels tag teaming our campsite and crossing lines...you have everything that you could possibly need on a camping trip and the beach is only a short walk away. If you've never camped and are planning to take baby steps.... or live... More 

2 Thank Eric R
Lethbridge, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

we had a 3 night break here and were very disappointed. we had too leave after the 2nd night due to squirrel damage to our tent. the site is overrun with them and they seemed too know when you are away. the showers were cold even though we had purchased tokens. the dog beach was really nice, empty at this... More 

2 Thank David M
Yucaipa, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Even though the campsites are not on the beach the campground is well within walking distance to it. The beach was mostly sandy but strewn with rocks as well. If you have a dog the camp is dog friendly and there is a dog beach as well. Dogs must ALWAYS be on a leash in the campground and beach. The... More 

11 Thank Stephen N
Apple Valley, California
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

Have been many times, love this campground...clean...management makes sure rules are followed....clean restrooms and showers. Nice walk or bike ride to the beach. There is a small camp store there but the park is close by grocery stores as well.

6 Thank nursebecky2006
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Stayed in Space #21 week after Memorial Day. This is an excellent spot - close to restrooms/showers, camp store and a short, flat stroll to the beach. The spot is big and level with plenty of shade from lovely old trees. Fresh water spigot on the space was really handy. Cooked steaks and a pork tenderloin roast on the fire... More 

8 Thank Emmarubybegonia

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Additional Information about Leo Carrillo State Park

Address: 35000 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-2376
Region: United States > California > Malibu
Price Range: RM111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 130
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“Do not bring a trailer or RV here. Tent camping only!”
 of 5 bubbles NatureLover99_11, 25 Aug 2012 | Read review
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