Carpinteria State Beach, Carpinteria

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Popular for surfing and beachfront camping, Carpinteria State Beach remains a favorite vacation spot for families with kids. Clean and safe for inexperienced swimmers, the beach offers public showers, shady trees, and large grassy fields. The surrounding area features big tar pits, fascinating to watch from afar. After a day of bird watching, swimming surf fishing, and nature walking, check out the local restaurant scene. Add Carpinteria State Beach and other attractions to your Carpinteria trip itinerary using our Carpinteria trip itinerary builder .
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  • Weather great for time of year. Warm, 70 degrees, clear slight breeze. Because of the time of year the camp grounds about half empty. The usual sounds and smells. It's likme bro g at the second house.  more »
  • What a beautiful beach! The park is clean and spacious and well-maintained, and of course right on the beach. Lots of parking and lots of places to walk with trails and access to the beach. The only d...  more »
  • Perfect light, lots of Nice local people and at sunset, we could see a mid-September even a group of dolphins in the water. For me the best beach in California.
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