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Will Rogers State Beach, Los Angeles
(4.3/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Will Rogers State Beach is a beach park on the Santa Monica Bay, at the Pacific coast of Southern California. It is located in Pacific Palisades and is protected as part of the California Department of Parks and Recreation. A section just south of the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and Entrada Drive is popular within the LGBT community and is therefore considered Los Angeles' unofficial gay beach; this section is often referred to as Ginger Rogers Beach.OverviewThe beach extends one and three quarters miles along the coast. It has many facilities, including volleyball courts, gymnastic equipment, restrooms, a playground, and a bike path. The bike path is part of the South Bay Bicycle Trail and extends 19.1mi along the shore to Torrance, California. The Beach is also a popular surf spot.Many films and television shows have been filmed at the beach, including Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Kiss, La Belle dame sans merci, Summer Children, Holidays with Heather, and Hangman. Also, the television show Baywatch was shot at the beach before it moved to Hawaii.
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  • This was the perfect beach to stop and have a picnic after a couple of hours of biking on the pathways. It was very quiet, few people, nice sand, bathroom facilities and clean. The scenery was great. 
  • We wanted a good safe place to park and a nice beach to enjoy and this place fit the bill. It also has bathrooms and a place to buy snacks and cold drinks, so that's a plus. Parking was $18.00 so be p...  more »
  • Definitively recommended, not as crowded as Santa Monica, or the major Malibu state beaches. Nice easy access parking lot. Facilities available with bathrooms, and showers (as of this last Labor day w...  more »