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Drakes Beach, California

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#150 of 247 in Beaches in California
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  • We spent 1+ hours walking the beach, teens playing and exploring in the surf. Nice beach, not crowded mid-week. Visitors center was closed during the week, but the restrooms were still available. We h...  more »
  • This is a great beach - early in the year you can view Elephant Seals - one of the few spots in Northern California - view adults and pups. After the adults leave, pups are still there learning to fis...  more »
  • The long journey over winding road to drakes Beach pays off in any case. Fantastic beach, great waves and wonderful views-a dream backdrop and absolutely worth seeing.
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  • Windy, you'll walk a bit from the parking lot, but it's okay. It would be helpful to improve the makeshift bridge that is important, for people who don't want to walk as far to the water. The gift shop and restrooms are very nice.
  • Beautiful. Isolated, so very few other people. Peaceful, relaxing. Impressive.
  • Been coming here since i was a young child. Love this beach!
  • Nice place to get away for a day
  • Nice Beach we had a lot of fun 🏂
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