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Carpinteria State Beach, Carpinteria

Categories: State Parks, Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
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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  • The beach is not crowded and hence a family can enjoy few hours here and also have a choice of a number of Restaurants close by to enjoy food and drinks. And the best part is those restaurants are not...  read more »
  • We took a walk to this beach after dinner around sunset and it was literally picture perfect. There weren't many people there at the time and the people that were there weren't loud so it was very rom...  read more »
  • We timed our visit for low tide when the beach walking is best. We had a good one hour walk and it is a clean beautiful beach. It is a little busier than Summerland but still not crowded. 
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