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Torrey Pines State Beach

12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, San Diego, CA
+1 858-755-2063
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Wonderful walk with the ocean on one side and gorgeous cliffs on the other

The walk from the Torrey Pines Park entrance south to Flat Rock (1.5 miles round trip) is my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
645lisa
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San Diego, California
Definitely a recommended visit in the area; great sunsets

We come here early in the day, just after Christmas, when it was low tide and not at all busy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John M
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Lyon, France
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12600 N Torrey Pines Rd, San Diego, CA
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+1 858-755-2063
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"great beach"
in 13 reviews
"carmel valley road"
in 3 reviews
"popular beach"
in 3 reviews
"clothing optional beach"
in 3 reviews
"high tide"
in 7 reviews
"del mar"
in 6 reviews
"glider port"
in 5 reviews
"state reserve"
in 3 reviews
"nude beach"
in 4 reviews
"nice hike"
in 3 reviews
"awesome views"
in 5 reviews
"free parking"
in 8 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 5 reviews
"street parking"
in 3 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 3 reviews
"the san diego area"
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"cliffs"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk from the Torrey Pines Park entrance south to Flat Rock (1.5 miles round trip) is my favorite beach walk in San Diego. During low tide, you can walk beyond Flat Rock to Black's Beach. Just be aware that the fee to park in...More

Thank 645lisa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come here early in the day, just after Christmas, when it was low tide and not at all busy. Torrey Pines North Beach, at the northernmost point of La Jolla has a paid parking lot accessible from the north edge which connects under a...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never even heard of Torrey Pines Beach but a good friend who now lives in San Diego took me here as part of a tour of the area. Ok, it's a nice beach,so what? It is indeed a very nice beach but its...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

It is awesome views, many plants, trees and nice weather. We hiked up, down to the beach and back to the parking lot. Parking of 20 $ is a lot from my view. California has become expensive.

1  Thank christia200145
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This is a local hangout spot to watch the water and whales. If you're visiting you have to add it to your must do list

1  Thank Omega1Alpha
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I’ve been here often, both at the beach and on the walking trails up the cliffs. It’s a great beach and great ocean views on the trails. It only gets 4 out of 5 for two reasons. One is the parking. There is street parking,...More

1  Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I visited this beach by way of the Torrey Pines Glider Port Trail, which leads to the infamous Black's Beach, a clothing optional beach. As it was later in the afternoon I didn't wander too far. There may be a section with more nudists, but...More

2  Thank teenakwin
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This beach has a large section of free parking if you are lucky enough to get a spot, if not they do offer a paid parking area which also gives you driving access up to the national reserve much easier to reach by car than...More

Thank Scott M
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Free parking in some areas with a nice beach, but you better have a wet suit to go into the water because it is really COLD!!!!

Thank Randy C
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Told by staff taking parking money that there was a picnic area at the top of the hill only to drive all the way up through the many people not following the stay off road rules to find that there is no picnic area at...More

Thank YorkSJ
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