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Leffingwell Landing

Cambria, CA
+1 805-927-2070
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What a sunset!

Grab a drink or bottle of wine and make your way to the Landing about 8:00 pm. The fireball is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steven N
via mobile
Ocean views

The Landing is at the end of Moonstone Beach boardwalk and has some nice ocean views, but the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Whittier, California
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This state park is a popular spot for picnics, weddings, and watching sunsets - or whales.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tide pools” (14 reviews)
“low tide” (5 reviews)
“picnic area” (4 reviews)
Cambria, CA
+1 805-927-2070
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grab a drink or bottle of wine and make your way to the Landing about 8:00 pm. The fireball is still firmly in the sky but in the next 30 minutes it falls out of the sky making sunset unforgettable. Dress warmly because the temperature...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Landing is at the end of Moonstone Beach boardwalk and has some nice ocean views, but the boardwalk itself and the terrific Fiscalini Ranch Preserve have more extensive ocean scenery. There are some picnic tables, and we took a pathway that again wasn't much...More

Thank CalifCar
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Great place to have a picnic and in the evening, to watch the sun go down - located at the end of the boardwalk.

Thank We3luv2travel
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Best place to unwind/ temperature just perfect /clean air/ beautiful beach /not crowded/small with simple get away

Thank Jocelyn D
Reviewed 11 March 2017

One of the most relaxing, gorgeous, serene, extremely beautiful places in California. I also enjoyed Morro Bay, Half Moon Bay and the Bay area. I have lived in California for many, many, many years and have worked in San Luis as well. perfection :)

1  Thank Geneen G
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Peaceful and room to explore. The tidepools were a blast and the area was surprisingly clean considering how many people were visiting.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The cove of Leffingwell Landing gives the onlooker a breathtaking view of the town of Cambria to the left and to the right, the majesty of the norther coast and beyond to Big Sur. This is a delightful park with access to the sand below,...More

2  Thank Kac Y
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Picnic area available. Kids had a lot of fun. I don't think it's good for very young kids as you do have to go on different rocks.

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Waves crashing over rocks, ocean breezes, close parking and easy access to tidepools, poster information on local wildlife, great viewpoint up and down the coast at Cambria, great spot to watch the sunset (either from a bench or your car), possible dolphin and whale sightings,...More

Thank P4544BGannew
Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you are looking for a fantastic picnic site with a gorgeous beach down below this is the place. Also great sunset views. Picnic tables and restrooms as well.

Thank Tipton H
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harry e
HI Catherine! My son and future daughter-in-law are considering Leffingwell Landing, and it IS a beautiful spot. Glad you had a great experience. Who did you contact about using the park -- was it some local State Park office, or someone else? And what part of the park exactly did you use -- the south section to the south, right along the water is a big grassy area that looks best. Is that what you used? Thanks, H
16 January 2017|
Response from frankdF7077FX | Reviewed this property |
Leffingwell Landing is managed by local State Park Rangers along with San Simeon State Park. The referenced grassy area with the picnic tables and barbecues are available on a first come first served basis. If you are... More
If hiking Fiscalini Ranch preserve, will one reach Moonstone beach and/or Leffingwell Landing?
1 October 2016|
Response from frankdF7077FX | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Fiscalini cliffside boardwalk/trail runs north/south. At the north end of Fiscalini you need to exit the Ranch and walk north on Windsor Blvd for about 1/2 mile. You will see Shamel Park on your left (w/children's... More