White Point / Royal Palms Beach

1699 west paseo del mar
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White Point / Royal Palms Beach

1699 west paseo del mar, Los Angeles, California
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Description

This beach, with its colorful history, is a great place for a family outing. The bluff portion of this beach has metered parking, ample restrooms, children’s play area, picnic tables, and outstanding panoramic views that include Catalina Island. There are also 12 brass plaques placed throughout the bluff describing the area’s rich history.

The paved road below leads to the actual beach and more parking below. The large patio to the right is what is left of the Royal Palms Recreation Center. Benches shaded by palm trees make this spot perfect for picnics. To the left of the road, White Point offers some of the most diverse tide pools in Southern California. The area itself is great for fishing, surfing, and scuba diving. Swimming is not recommended due to the rocky shore. With over a mile and a half of rocky beach, 30-acres of park area, and plenty of parking, this beach is one of the County’s hidden gems

With over a mile and a half of rocky beach and 30-acres of park area, this beach is one of the County’s hidden gems.

The beach is subject to being under water at high tide.
Filming on the bluff is approved on a case-by-case basis. The bluff is unstable due to erosion and slides.
Walkthrough with Lifeguard and proposal required for all activities.

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