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Parking is a challenge

Beautiful pier and a fun area. I had to drive around the loop a few times to find a place to park... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Woodpecker48
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Walnut Creek, California
Must see when visiting San Clemente

Walk down the pier and watch people surf and fish right next to you. If you want to hit a surf... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Forresthroughthetree
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Denver, Colorado
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Del Mar Street, San Clemente, CA 92672-5301
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful pier and a fun area. I had to drive around the loop a few times to find a place to park. Parking fee are high. Some nice places to eat and just enjoy the beautiful ocean breeze.

Thank Woodpecker48
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walk down the pier and watch people surf and fish right next to you. If you want to hit a surf, just grab a board across the street. There's also a cool coffee shop and a couple restaurants close by. The beach by the pier...More

Thank Forresthroughthetree
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful pier that stretches out in front of the quaint town of San Clemente. No charge to walk to the end. No dogs are allowed on the pier but they are allowed in the park around it. There’s a great walking path nearby and the...More

Thank RNRVTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By definition, it is a platform supported on pillars leading out to the ocean or sea or simply from a shore into a body of water, built for the purpose of some sort of entertainment, a place to go to meditate or romance or possibly...More

Thank differentname
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a large parking lot and a big beautiful pier, this is a great spot to stop and take a walk. There are several restaurants nearby and public restrooms are available. For those that are more ambitious, there is a coastal walk that goes both...More

Thank MarcoSeattle_WA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely walk along the pier. Took various pictures. Smashing weather. Great vibe..a few Surfers out doing their thing..Nice area for just relaxing.....I can Recommend!

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really cool little pier with incredible views of the beautiful water and beach area. Definitely worth checking out and great for an afternoon stroll.

Thank davidsantacruz
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Was quite a walk out to the end..a lot of people fishing with smelly fish guts. The ocean views with surfers were great. You can view the whole coast. Very busy, busy area. A lot of fish type cafes around pier. We took the fun...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Unreal waves and beauty, no dogs aloud on the beach and no dogs aloud on the pier , prettt much can’t be do a thing but watch from a distance.

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 11 October 2018

San Clemente pier was built in 1928 By Ole Hansen founder of San Clemente , It has been the go to spot for beach lovers , San Clemente has produced several world class surfers . There is something for everyone , close to downtown shops...More

Thank Laura R
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Frank D
6 August 2018|
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Response from on_the_go_98765 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Frank, Water temps may be a bit chilly (low 70's) but the surf should not pose a problem. Check in at the website for san-clemente (include a dot and org). The weather cam lets you see what the water looks like. Lots... More
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Eva B
24 July 2018|
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Response from pkcoz | Reviewed this property |
The station IS on the beach!
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debsandin
4 June 2018|
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Response from Bubuflu | Reviewed this property |
the free lots behind the stores on Del Mar having people and going all the time so you can park there and walk or Uber down.
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