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Asilomar State Beach

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Address: 800 Asilomar Blvd, South of Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3704
Phone Number: +1 831-646-6440
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The name of this State Beach means "a refuge by the sea," which...

The name of this State Beach means "a refuge by the sea," which describes the breathtaking views of forest, surf and sand on more than 105 secluded acres of scenic forest and sand dunes.

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1-Hour Monterey and Cannery Row Sea Car Tour
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Gorgeous

Love to just park and walk along the beach. Clean and good walkways on some parts near the road. One of my go to places in the area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Napa, California
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Napa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love to just park and walk along the beach. Clean and good walkways on some parts near the road. One of my go to places in the area.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sand, surf, rocky vistas and spectacular sunsets -- Asilomar State Beach has it all. Whether you just want to stroll along the beach, play fetch with your dog or watch for some potentially rare birds, this is the place. Watch the powerful breakers collide with the rocky shore, while inhaling the fresh sea air. Just be sure you have your... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Asilomar State Beach on a slightly foggy late morning in early November. The main reason to visit Asilomar is to get some exercise by walking the paths and to view the powerful Pacific Ocean waves crashing offshore. There are a few signs about the vegetation and wildlife in the area, which make your visit more interesting than it... More 

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Marina to Big Sur CA. Like no other,Just Beautiful 😌 Food is great on the Monterey Warf with little shops and you can look out over the ocean. Cannery Row and the Monterey Bay Aquarium,with all it's history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach Super soft fine white sand Good parking and easy to get to We found this beach by accident by walking down from our lodging after checking in

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surfers paradise. Birders heaven. Beach walkers dream. Photography mecca. Bring your winter parka in summer. Get up at dawn and walk along the 5 mile coastal ribbon and dream about moving here. This spot is heaven on earth and a treasure for all of our citizens.

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not walk on the beach very much because of very heavy surf. Still, it is a stunningly beautiful part of the world and we would not hesitate to visit here again.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often go to Asilomar State Beach when we are in the area. Its a nice one to watch the waves. There is free parking along the beach area. its also a scenic place to walk. On a sunny day, its a spectacular day to watch the sunset. On an overcast November day,, its still a very scenic area to... More 

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We experienced 3 sunsets while staying at Asilomar Conference Grounds. This is an easily accessible beach with lots of places to enjoy nature and watch beautiful sunsets.

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Oakland, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect beach of white sand and rock. It's one of the very best in California. Easy to miss, unless you drive a couple miles west on the peninsula from Monterey. There's trail that runs along the top, by the road, providing amazing views, even if you don't want to walk down steps or rocks to the beach. You can... More 

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