Point Dume State Beach

Point Dume State Beach


Location:At the south end of Westward Beach Road in Malibu.
Facilities:Undeveloped beach and nature preserve with trails.
Activities:Fishing, swimming, surfing, scuba diving, hiking, whale watching (December to March).
Special Features:Adjacent to the beach area is Point Dume State Preserve, an area of headlands, cliffs, rocky coves, and beach access. On a clear day, visitors can enjoy a scenic view of the entire Santa Monica Bay, north Malibu Coast, inland Santa Monica Mountains, and distant Catalina Island.
Address:c/o Angeles District Office
1925 Las Virgenes
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone:310-457-8143
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=623
Size: 36 acres.

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Ali VanderPloeg and Sandy Fee certainly do, clinging to slabs of rock and negotiating each nook like ballet dancers mimicking the flight of a bumblebee as they scale an 85-foot cliff at Point Dume State Beach one recent summer day.
And for whale-watching, try the bluffs at Point Dume State Beach at the end of Westward Beach Rd.
Ripley State Park, 20 miles west of Lancaster; Malibu Lagoon State Beach and Point Dume State Beach in Malibu; Saddleback Butte State Park, 20 miles east of Lancaster; and Topanga State Park in Pacific Palisades.
Park at Point Dume State Beach or Zuma Beach (or as near as you can), then hike over the point.
Thanks to El Nino this city has an extra attraction this season - a colony of about 70 sea lions, beached at Point Dume State Beach since December, that have had rescue workers scrambling.