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“A Great Stroll”
Review of Palisades Park

Palisades Park
Ranked #7 of 105 things to do in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This lush, 25-acre park overlooking the Pacific is a wonderful place for walkers, bikers and people watchers, and connects with the broad Santa Monica beach made famous in TV's "Baywatch" episodes.
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Palisades Park is perched above the Pacific. It is quite extensive. The breeze coming off the water keeps you cool on hot days. There are joggers, sometimes a movie being shot, and in general a fun place to walk.

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

A park running along Ocean above the PCH for a couple of miles. Lots of palm trees and grass and benches. There is a lot of life here. While it's not peaceful, the views are wonderful.

Thank anamshaz
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

Stretching from the pier right along the coastline at Santa Monica, Palisades Park is probably the best thing in Santa Monica and it free. A walk along it will take an hour or more each way and there is plenty to see. Bordered by ocean drive on one side and the beach on the other, it has street musicians, statues, pretty flowers, old cannon, and some of the strange characters that wash up there. THE must if visiting S. M.

1  Thank Mel B
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

This park begins at the Santa Monica pier. Its a terrific place to do people watching and catch a great sunset! There were various food trucks parked at the curb along the park. Don't even enter the public restrooms - OMG - what a horrific, nasty mess!

1  Thank Napunani
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

Palisades park is beautiful. I walk my dog down the long path parallel to the breathtaking and vast Pacific Ocean. It is so relaxing and gorgeous here!
There are benches to sit if I get tired, and ta times I just sit and reflect in awe at the beach before me.
It does get crowded on weekends and mobbed on holidays.
I suggest trying one of the cafes on Ocean Ave. after a long walk in the park.
A perfect way to spend an afternoon.

1  Thank Shana S
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