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Address: 2100 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803-2433

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Better from a distance

I enjoyed walking along the beach much better from a distance (sidewalk) rather than up close. It's very littered and looks nice from farther away. There's plenty of parkland to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 December 2016
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed walking along the beach much better from a distance (sidewalk) rather than up close. It's very littered and looks nice from farther away. There's plenty of parkland to use for enjoyment along the Long Beach waterfront workout worrying about stepping on needles in the sand.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Come see ... Come love it! From the convention center, to the aquarium ... shoreline and the pier ... Bixby Knolls to 2nd Street ... Pine Ave to all the parks ... Long Beach is the new LA ... without all the hassle!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Large clean sandy beaches with a great walkway for strolling with a separate lane for biking and surrey rentals

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to beaches all over the world and can honestly say that this one was without a doubt the most disgusting excuse for a beach we've seen. There was rubbish everywhere being washed up on the shore. The sand had this muddy appearance and looked like murky swamp water. Many of the people were trashy, too. There were... More 

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I spent my last day in USA at Long Beach and I was rather disappointed. The walk from the marina to the beach was nice, but the beach itself was very dirty. There were lots of trash bins around, but unfortunately it looks like none of the trash made it into the bins. The water is flat, so good for... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Walk, run, bike or roller blade on wonderful trails. Restrooms and water available all along the way. Great to sit and relax and watch harbor activity. People watching is entertaining as well. Lifeguards on duty - safe and family friendly beach. Gentle waves great for small children.

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Kenansville, North Carolina, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Nothing but flat sand and murky shoreline water. I wouldn't dare put my feet in it, much less swim. The oil islands were visible from the beach. Does have a decent paved walking and biking path. The beach was trashy but there was a tractor scraping the sand all around, maybe covering it up? Spoke with a lifeguard who was... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

The water lapping the black oil-soaked sand was grey. The sand stank of oil. It is a disgrace and absolutely disgusting. I cannot get over how revolting it was.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Plop down on your beach chair during the day and enjoy the surf and sun. Sunset offers some spectacular views of the harbour, Queen Mary or the hills of Rancho Palos Verdes. Or just relax at night taking in the twinkling colour lights out on the oil facilities or ships that are coming and going. Extra bonus is the free... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is a very nice beach especially if you want to do wind surfing. No real waves due to the breakwater, but the water is fine and the beach is super clean as the city maintains it well. Never too crowded. If you want larger waves, just head a few miles over to Seal Beach.

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