San Clemente Pier, San Clemente

Must see · Pier / Boardwalk · Tourist Spot
A great place for surfing and swimming, San Clemente Pier is also an excellent spot for line fishing. Originally built in 1928, the pier was the vision of Ole Hanson, politician and founder of San Clemente. Stroll out onto the boardwalk for views of the palm-tree covered beach, ocean, and the Spanish-style architecture of San Clemente. Cast a line off the end of the pier for a chance to catch mackerel, barracuda, yellowtail, white sea bass, and even spiny lobster. Visit the Pier Shack and Grill on the boardwalk for burgers and seafood. Using our custom trip planner, San Clemente attractions like San Clemente Pier can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • San Clemente Pier is a great place to watch the sunset while waiting to dine at The Fisherman restaurant. There are usually surfers in the water catching waves. Great entertainment.  more »
  • Stopped off for a break from driving on a very hot day. The pier is a great old fashioned structure and ideal to stroll along or just watch the world go by. Fishermen and surfers abound here and we...  more »

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