Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach, Malibu

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Beach · Hidden Gem · State Park
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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  • We spent a few hours here with our kids and dogs. The beach was packed and there were dogs everywhere. The water was FREEZING and we were unable to get in. It was in the 90’s when we were there a few....  more »
  • I 💕 the Leo Carrillo Beach and it is one of my favorite beaches on the PCH whenever I go to visit family in LA. On my last visit I watched an artist paint a gorgeous seascape/landscape. It was so...  more »

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