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Location : 2600 Barnard Way, Santa Monica

Other Names : Ocean Park Beach

Things to Do :

  • Biking
  • Skating
  • Walking
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing
  • Basketball

Amenities :

  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Kids Play Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Grass Park
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Paved Bike Path
  • Walking Path
  • Tennis Courts
  • Accessible Features
  • Lifeguard
  • Bike Rentals
  • Fishing Pier

Pet Policy : No pets allowed

Parking : Paid

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Santa Monica State Beach, Los Angeles Overview

The Santa Monica State Beach is a state beach in Los Angeles, California, managed by California Department of Parks and Recreations and is located along the Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica. The Beach is around 5.6 km long and filled with many parks and a lot of activities to do. People generally come here for one-day picnics (picnic tables are laid out all over the place), surfing (rentals are available), swimming and beach volleyball. The Santa Monica Pier is the famous, historic arch and sign dating back to 1909. there is an International Chess Park with public chess tables and a human-size chess board near the pier. One part of the beach is known as ‘Ink Well’ or the ‘Negro Beach’ as it was solely dedicated to the community of colour for their demarcated use. The beach is also used for fishing and is a nesting ground for the Snowy Plovers. The place is a picturesque location and has many hotels and archaic buildings to view making it an ideal relaxing spot for the locals and tourists as well.

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