Point Vicente Interpretive Center, Rancho Palos Verdes

(160 reviews on the web)
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful park with nice Oceanside walking trails. Volunteer whale watcher tallying whales transiting through are helpful in spotting the behemoths. Small museum provides info about the area.  more »
  • Public facilities located on the bluffs of Palos Verdes (Palos/Palos Verdes) South Point Vicente Interpretive Center (point Vincent Interpretive Center)! Stopped car in the free parking in the building! Is renovated and extended facilities was surprised 20 years ago Buri visit became respectable is renewed in 2006! In this facility was established in 1984, is in the Museum of the sea whales are leading... and also documents the history and life of the ancient natives lived in the peninsula have been exhibited and become a place of learning for children and admission is free of charge! And as wide at the point comes out from the back of the building overlooking the horizon of the Southern Pacific Ocean lawn Park, picnic table! Popular attractions (use caution: fire and BBQ block) offers this facility offers binoculars so you can Whale Watching (whale watching)! By the way Pacific whales Ocean December? to move in April to great whale-watching season is! And there is not nothing but unobstructed land just over the horizon, so Earth is round... in the southern part of the Park was in the 1926 old Lighthouse Point Vicente Lighthouse is closed, go's 2 Saturday of each month 10 am can enter now... look at? and had until 3 pm! Also wedding can be so from this who plans to get married... in this outdoor wedding!? Note: every day from 10 a.m. until 5 a.m. open, 1/1 and Thanksgiving (4th Thursday of 11 March), 12/24 and 12/25 is closed
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  • Excellent walking trail atop beautiful cliffs overlooking the ocean... and if you pay attention you just might see a whale or two ( we spotted 3 within our first hour). You can borrow binoculars at th...  more »
Google
  • This is one of my favorite places. It's a good place to just sit and enjoy the view and the cool breeze. It's a good place to watch whales when they are migrating up and down the coast. It's a good place to eat a relaxing picnic. It's a nice place to bring visitors. And the little museum is interesting. There is even a gift shop with books of local interest, a few vending machines, and restrooms. There is no play equipment for children; that's not what this place is about.
  • It's a lovely museum type of center. Very cute and informative on the history of the area. It is free with donations accepted. Perfect for all ages. Outside offers great views for whale watching!
  • Good place to view the ocean, maybe you will see whales in the right season. Good peaceful place to escape the rat race.
  • A hiden place that is good for relax, picnik, walk, run, do yoga or just enjoy a good family moment
  • Beautiful location, lovely walks. Interpretive center itself is fine, with helpful staff, but main benefits of the place are the many benches and the well-maintained trail.