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Children's Pool, La Jolla

3.9
#5 of 14 in Beaches in San Diego
Children's Pool was intended to attract divers and families with children, but the beach is most popular with sea lions. Stroll the paved walkway atop the coastal rocks and watch the waves blocked by a wall. After a swim, relax and observe the sea lions. If you're lucky, you might see a mother caring for her cubs. The area is free to enter, but check with local lifeguards and authorities about the water conditions before diving in. Put Children's Pool on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our San Diego day trip planning site .
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  • Enjoyed walking along the sea wall to see the sea lions and other wildlife. Dipped our toes in the freezing cold water. Saw several pups swimming and sunbathing.  more »
  • The seals and the gulls are all very interesting. Fun to watch their interactions. Only complaint was that parking is absolutely horrendous.  more »
  • this is not a children's pool. this is a seal pool. Nice walkway out into the ocean. Fun to look at seals. there is an ongoing argument that the seals should be removed and kids should be able to swim...  more »
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