Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach, Malibu

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#4 of 13 in Outdoors in Malibu
Explore the sandy beaches, rocky cliffs, and sea caves of Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach. Long appreciated by photographers and directors alike, the beach has featured in films such as "Inception" and "The Usual Suspects." At low tide you can explore the tide pools and their abundant marine life, including octopuses, sea hares, and colorful nudibranchs. Surfers will enjoy taking advantage of the waves in this popular spot, while hikers can explore the surrounding cliffs. This is one of two dog-friendly beaches in LA, so if you're traveling with your four-legged friend, bring them along! Make Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach part of your personalized Malibu itinerary using our Malibu vacation route planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    A really scenic beach with small coves at the base of short cliffs. We climbed all over the cliffs through large sea caves and went out on a large boulder in the water. We had such a good time. We wou...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    We did a two night stay over. We loved the beach that most of the campground people go to. I personally enjoyed the hiking trails. It give you everything you need. Great place to bring your family.  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    It is a beautiful white-sand beaches. You can take full sun from the horizon panoramic, very bright. I'm sure it's ultimate power spot.
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