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1000 Step Beach that is not really a 1000 steps, LOL, but is definitely worth the trip to walk and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is worth the trek down the stairs. We went a high tide and the view was spectacular... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Beth S
North Mankato, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1000 Step Beach that is not really a 1000 steps, LOL, but is definitely worth the trip to walk and explore. It is beautiful, clean, peaceful and not a lot of people (at least the day we went). Here's a couple helpful hints that may...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

This place is worth the trek down the stairs. We went a high tide and the view was spectacular. Quiet beach, not a lot of people. Best part of my trip

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I love going to this beach because it’s so beautiful but make sure you are rested before you start to back up those stairs cause they can be brutal on the legs, lol!

Thank 652kathrynj
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I counted the steps and it is nowhere near 1000, which is a good thing, as it still it tough coming up. You'll want to keep an eye on the tides as the beach completely disappears here at high tide.

1  Thank intlwanderlust
Reviewed 3 March 2018

A delightful grand beautiful by cluffs and sea walk ... Long stairways down or up need to go at lower tide though ... Can walk from thousand steps all the way to Shoreline all the way to Ledbetter which is fabulous

1  Thank katheemiller
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We walk or run here once a week. It is gorgeous. There is a great bar nearbye, and the water is almost always calm.

Thank jgatsby2013
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Very clean and breathtaking views. Quite and very relaxing great place to just unwind. A little but tough to find parking but worth the walk. Be ready to walk down lots of stairs.... then back up at the end of the day.

Thank John G
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Santa Barbara and now come back to visit family here. I used to go to this beach as a kid and loved it for the beauty, tide pools, waves and privacy. Nowadays it's not super crowded but not peaceful as there...More

Thank Ally G
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I walk the beaches along the Mesa most every morning. If I'm energetic I like 1000 steps. BTW... it's actually closer to 400 steps in reality. You can only walk the beach when the tide is out so check your tide charts first. It is...More

Thank Gene U
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Really impressive beach. We really enjoyed seeing the cave and all of the multi million dollar beach houses, some of which have elevators to get rich home owners to and from the beach faster. The challenge of this beach is the parking. You have to...More

1  Thank dick02176
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