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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. Carpinteria State Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Carpinteria Edition.
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  • Good place to relax, let the children play in the park, enjoy the small town, wonder the beach. Safe, but can probably get quite busy.  more »
  • this state park if you have a giant rv might be ok but if you are a little guy going solo it is kind of scary like tenament housing on wheels crammed into a parking lot beach is nice but the sleeping ...  more »
  • The beach is lovely and well maintained. If you are in Carpintaria or nearby it is a good choice. Clean restrooms and lot of parking.  more »