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Silver Strand State Beach

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Clean but a $10 charge

If you plan to spend a few hours, it’s a nice clean beach but the fee seems pretty high for what it... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Spruce Grove, Canada
No so busy beach!

Plea you of room to spread out here. Best shells we found. Lots of parking and restrooms. $10 per... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
tucson az
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One of the most beautiful beaches in the San Diego area, the Silver Strand Beach State Park is on the southern coast of Coronado.
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5000 Highway 75, Coronado, CA 92118-3299
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not crowded, easy parking, perfect day for us. Clean bathrooms and outside showers. Parking very close to the sand.

Thank CHW34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is the nicest beach with the softest sand. It is just the best way to spend a day. Take a picnic.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed here with our 31’ Fifth Wheel while visiting family in IB. The good news is we spent very little time at our campsite. Basically we just slept there. We had a site with water and electric. It was very tight and difficult to...More

Thank RobinJJ
Reviewed 20 September 2018

If you plan to spend a few hours, it’s a nice clean beach but the fee seems pretty high for what it offers.

Thank Aussie1fan
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Plea you of room to spread out here. Best shells we found. Lots of parking and restrooms. $10 per day.

Thank tucsonfolks
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Paud 15.00 to park. The beach is covered in seaweed and tiny flies. Not a place I would sit and relax or take kids. The surfers had a great time with the big waves. And the skyboarders enjoyed the winds! Fun for water activities but...More

Thank Gena G
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Group of several hundred took tour buses to the beach for an outdoor concert and food. Beautiful long and deep beach with Point Loma Linda to the right and the Pacific straight west. Wide enough for plenty of people. Sand was clean but there were...More

Thank Cadbanker
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Loved the Silver Strand State Beach, the actual beach is beautiful, the vibe laid back and relaxed. If I lived in San Diego I would be here a lot!

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

I like to walk to the Imperial Beach pier from the Silver Strand State Park end of the beach. Today when I was approx halfway there (give or take) I saw maybe 2 seals/sea lions high up on the sand. I have seen dead seals...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We went to Silver Strand Beach which is just south of Corondo. It was a very nice sunny day and people were having fun at the beach. We enjoyed our time there.

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8 September 2018|
Response from Chia2005 | Reviewed this property |
I found this. Might help? CAMPING FEES GENERAL $65.00 BEACH FRONT $50.00 INLAND SENIOR $63.00 BEACH FRONT $48.00 INLAND DISABLED $32.50 BEACH FRONT (with Park’s pass) $25.00 INLAND DISTINGUISHED... More
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7 March 2018|
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Response from Gabriel002 | Reviewed this property |
I as well don't know about WiFI access, we just used our cell phones on 4G LTE while there and sent several texts and pictures to others. I would imagine that if 4G LTE is available that you could get a jet pack that... More
28 February 2018|
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Response from Bigskymontana406 | Reviewed this property |
So there are a lot of rvs, however there is a sand hill and once you go over the hill all you see is the ocean and no rvs. I highly recommend going to Coronado beach. Just up the road. You will NOT regret it. Justbto swim... More