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Quiet Ocean Cliffs

Want an "uncrowded" area away from the Pismo Pier craziness? This is it! There is a narrow beach... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Norm G
Fresno, California
Relaxing views

Nice little park so sit and watch the water. First time here but will not be the last. Ideal for... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
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  • Average3%
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“low tide”(2 reviews)
“pismo pier”(2 reviews)
“stairway”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ocean Blvd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Want an "uncrowded" area away from the Pismo Pier craziness? This is it! There is a narrow beach (stairway) which is okay at lower tides. The geology is interesting, as there are NW-trending tilted strata that stick out into the Pacific like ribs. There are...More

2  Thank Norm G
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Nice little park so sit and watch the water. First time here but will not be the last. Ideal for couples.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Out of the many little Beach Parks along Shell Beach, this is one of the larger ones...but only at low tide. This is not a swimming beach & you must use caution. You can be caught unprepared for sudden waves or tidal surges...so do not...More

3  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

If you up the coast, you’ll begin to understand how parking is such a delight and can make or break a feeling about a beach or attraction. Parking was plentiful here and thus we were in good spirits. There are stairs to climb so if...More

1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A short walk from my Airbnb. great view of the ocean, not crowded at all. Looked like there was lots of parking. Very pleasant stroll.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Beautiful ocean front park which is ideal for kids and grown ups looking to relax and enjoy the view. Really exceptional for a small town. Recommended.

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot for sitting and looking at the ocean. Maybe we missed another entrance, but the stairs are closed and the gate is boarded up for renovations. We watched a couple climb over the board and then access the stairs, but couldn't do that with...More

Thank karensI9062FD
Reviewed 29 March 2017

walk and walk along this gorgeous shoreline. You can access from Pismo pier beach area and/or down long stairways from top. Serene.

Thank cvcalifornia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Want nice views with less people, traffic. Check out this place, short on parking but worth the stop. Walk along the top and view the ocean, tidepools and waves or climb down the stairs and walk on an almost secluded beach.

Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were leaving town and noticed this view point and stopped a few minutes to enjoy the rocks and the way the ocean eroded the local area.

1  Thank Whimsicalartist
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