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Children's Pool, La Jolla

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#4 of 12 in Beaches in San Diego
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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. Arrange your visit to Children's Pool and discover more family-friendly attractions in San Diego using our San Diego trip builder.
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  • Not your typical 'childrens pool', but you will understand when you see it. A lovely day in Lajolla.  more »
  • The seals were so fun to watch!!!! Sunset was beautiful!!! Had a great conversation with a local! Wonderful time!!!  more »
  • Lovely afternoon watcing the seals, Managed to park the car just up the road. Went to the small beach first and was amazed to find we could walk on the beach. However what we did find unsettling was h...  more »