Carpinteria State Beach, Carpinteria

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Popular for surfing and beachfront camping, Carpinteria State Beach remains a favorite vacation spot for families with kids. Clean and safe for inexperienced swimmers, the beach offers public showers, shady trees, and large grassy fields. The surrounding area features big tar pits, fascinating to watch from afar. After a day of bird watching, swimming surf fishing, and nature walking, check out the local restaurant scene. Add Carpinteria State Beach and other attractions to your Carpinteria trip itinerary using our Carpinteria trip itinerary builder .
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  • Living in Colorado now, we love every chance we get to walk in the beach. It was a beautiful day out too! The only bummer was the tar we got in our feet from the sand. It came off with WD40, but had I...  more »
  • This is one of our favorite beach camping destinations. The beach is beautiful, usually with perfect boogie boarding waves. We often see dolphins in the afternoon. Sunset is amazing.  more »
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