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San Clemente Pier, San Clemente

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Must see · Pier / Boardwalk · Tourist Spot
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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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  • Great place to view the ocean and people watch. There's some restaurants by the pier, but we didn't go in any of them. There's plenty of parking not too far away. 
    Great place to view the ocean and people watch. There's some restaurants by the pier, but we didn't go in any of them. There's plenty of parking not too far away.  more »
  • Definitely a must do. You can dine on the pier at the 2 restaurants. More dining in the area. have a picnic, play in the surf, lots to do! 
    Definitely a must do. You can dine on the pier at the 2 restaurants. More dining in the area. have a picnic, play in the surf, lots to do!  more »

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