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Dockweiler State Beach

Vista del Mar Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90293
+1 310-322-7036
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Flight path for LAX!

Flight path for LAX, if you are seeking wave crashing, peace and harmony keep driving. Redondo... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Camarillo, California
A great MASSIVE Beach

A great massive beach, room for everyone!!!! Heaps of Volley Ball Nets. Great walking/cycling path... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Anthony S
Coombabah, Australia
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“bike path” (6 reviews)
“watch planes” (4 reviews)
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Vista del Mar Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90293
Vista del Mar Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90293
+1 310-322-7036
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Flight path for LAX, if you are seeking wave crashing, peace and harmony keep driving. Redondo Beach or Santa Monica, otherwise said drive north or south, are better choices.

1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A great massive beach, room for everyone!!!! Heaps of Volley Ball Nets. Great walking/cycling path with heaps of room for everyone. Great views everywhere you look. I have heard that sometimes the noise from aircraft can be annoying, however that is not at all a...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If visiting from out of town, I think you'll be happier going to some of the other beaches depending on what you are looking for. If for relaxation: Malibu or South OC If for entertainment: Venice is a good one Social: Manhatten or HB If...More

1  Thank NeoNorth
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I like going to that beach, as I can park my park on the side of the street for free (just watch out for the red markings, where you're not supposed to park). The other nice thing is, that it is right by the LAX...More

Thank robvandam147
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I had been wanting to bonfire at Dockweiler for a few years. I live in Long Beach and typically spend time at Seal, Bolsa Chica, and Huntington Beach, I arrived early on a Saturday to grab a fire pit so we could bonfire later in...More

2  Thank peterloaiza
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Dockweiler State Beach offers a large area for sunbathing, swimming and all other activities associated with the beach. There is a bicycle/jogging/roller-blading path and at the main entrance there is a rental facility and snack bar.

Thank buffalojim67
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I visited this beach two times. If you get there early morning you can find free street parking easy but if you come later you will have to pay for parking in their lots. I love the environment and try to visit different beaches and...More

2  Thank lcjt01
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We go to the Los Angeles area to visit family about every 2 years. In 2015, we went to Manhattan Beach near the pier. This time, we were going to the same place again, but drove by Dockweiler State Beach and thought it looked like...More

1  Thank pescas
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

After days of hectic touring and sight-seeing, we spent a relaxed afternoon at the Dockweiler State Beach... enjoying the ocean, waves, view, sand, sun, airplanes ascending & descending, and the cool breeze. What a much-needed break!

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I was in Los Angeles for business and decided to stop by one of my favorite spots before hopping on a plane to return back home. The spot was Dockweiler State Beach in the Play Del Rey community of Los Angeles, CA. The beach is...More

Thank lifeisfree
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Melody U
4 November 2017|
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Response from Kim S | Reviewed this property |
Short distance can take a long time due to traffic. Check waze for travel time to beach from LAX during layover and you can judge accordingly.
31 December 2016|
Response from Bridget M | Reviewed this property |
It appears to be safe yes. I didn't see anything that made me feel like it wouldn't be