Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach, Malibu

4.0
#4 of 15 in Beaches 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! By using our Malibu visit planner, you can arrange your visit to Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach and other attractions in Malibu.
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  • My wife and I camped here in a 27 ft class A motorhome. We had electric and water hookups, no sewer. Had site 133, but trees to low to get in, so luckily we could move to 137, right across from a bath...  more »
  • We took our dogs...must wear good sneakers to get down the winding, narrow, rocky ‘staircase’ to the beach. Once on the beach you navigate a lot of large rocks but the sand itself is fine. Dogs are in...  more »

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