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A gorgeous and relaxing experience.

Make some time for walking Palisades Park. The views are spectacular. The grounds are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York City, New York
Lovely scenery

The views of the beach at sunset were lovely from here. Be aware though that there are homeless... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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This lush, 25-acre park overlooking the Pacific is a wonderful place for walkers, bikers and people watchers, and connects with the broad Santa Monica beach made famous in TV's "Baywatch" episodes.
Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make some time for walking Palisades Park. The views are spectacular. The grounds are exceptional. A the city of Santa Monica is right there for you to explore.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It’s all homeless (75%) and one woman had her pants down in broad daylight. You can pick up a scooter though, or ride your bike through, but be careful.

3  Thank Millerdes
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I'm not sure where others went to relax and hang out because when we were there it was full of homeless people. It was also small and had lots of tourists riding electric scooters throughout. It stank of urine and pot.

1  Thank luv2travel22018
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The views of the beach at sunset were lovely from here. Be aware though that there are homeless folks living in this park and some apparently have no sense of modesty. One man, whose pants were drooping below his buttocks, decided to relieve himself out...More

1  Thank TravelbugMelB2015
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This green grass & palm tree park runs along the upper Pacific Palisades above Pacific Coast Highway overlooking the beach and sea. Friendly people and all sorts of casual uses, ie yoga.

Thank Mohan B
Reviewed 23 June 2018

One of our favorite things to do is to get the dogs into the car and drive down to Palisades Park. It may be necessary to park a few blocks away, but it's worth it to stroll through the park,and the rose garden, and gaze...More

Thank Jcraiss
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Palisades Park is a 25+ acre strip of land bordered by Ocean Avenue on one side and the edge of the sandstone cliffs above Santa Monica Bay on the other. It offers a sense of serenity for people to enjoy as they walk, jog or...More

Thank lwj
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

If you need to chill, look no further. You will love this place. Bring a beach chair, sit under a tree, let your worries just fly away.

1  Thank Bob P
Reviewed 24 April 2018

People uses it to exercise, relax ad play music , the view is amazing on the Santa Monica bay and beaches, and the whole Santa Monica bay the downside are the homeless even if not may are aloud to sit at the park some are...More

1  Thank MariacriistinaHeller
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A peaceful easy walking area. Very safe and pleasant , with great views of the sea. Grassy areas to sit for a picnic, easy parking but Must use the meters as they come by often.good for dog walking also.

2  Thank srimanone
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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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