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Remote beach offering thunderous waves, big rocks and sea lions.

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Great for the treasure hunter

It is a bit of a hike to get to Agate Beach, and well worth it if you like hunting for treasures. Bring your sand pail and collect agates. It is a good idea to check the local... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016

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Stoughton, Wisconsin
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100 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We were sent here to do some tidepooling. We walked a long way at low tide. Didn't see any tide pools but did pick up cool rocks & driftwood. It does cost to park but minimum. Nice way to spend the afternoon!

Thank M L G
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

It is a bit of a hike to get to Agate Beach, and well worth it if you like hunting for treasures. Bring your sand pail and collect agates. It is a good idea to check the local tide table and come when the tide is low.

Thank SivaOR
McKinney, Texas
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93 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

You have to want to get there as there is a daily fee to enter the park and with construction the parking lot close to the entrance is closes. In addition care needs to be taken on the path and stairs down to the beach. But it is certainly worth it if you want to be on a private beach... More 

Thank Gary C
Berkeley, California
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103 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

When we went we had the beach mostly to ourselves. Make sure to go at low tide, otherwise you can't see any of the pools. We went at low tide, and were able to see a lot of snails, hermit crabs, anemones, sea weeds, and there is a beautiful red-purple lichen that is prevalent here.

1 Thank wanderlust3142015
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I could spend hours here! I came here as a child and just came back with my own son and my parents. The trail to walk down to the beach is beautiful. We only looked for a little bit and found about 4 agates! A great part of the beach and my all time favorite.

Thank emailm
San Diego, California
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80 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Agate Beach is part of Patrick's Point State Park and is accessed by a long trail down from the park. But it is worth it. Having always been a beachcomber, I loved being able to sit down on the gravel/sand and run my fingers through it to see what treasures I could find. I found a couple of agates and... More 

3 Thank Debbie O
Salt Lake City, Utah
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285 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We went at low tide to search the tide pools. We didn't see much, the seagulls were there first. The kids had fun picking up pieces of crab and trying to recreate a crab. They called it crab puzzles. They played with drift wood and climbed rocks. A fun morning.

2 Thank Carol L
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

We were impressed with Agate beach. It's tide pools, caves and rocky points add to the beach immensely...hidden between two out cropping, it breaks the wind unlike Huntington beach which is wide open...great place for the kids of all ages to explore....had to park on PCH, but it's a short walk...

1 Thank Richard R
New York
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

This beach is not bad but there are better beaches near by and you do not need to pay $8 to enter. Also if you are looking for agates, you will be disappointed as it is not easy to find them and they weren't impressive at all with such tiny size.

2 Thank mckaster
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

I am a beachcomber. I love walking the shore with my head down looking for treasures along the water - this was my paradise! I found sooooo many agates and driftwood pieces here that I could not take all of it because it would have been bordering ridiculous! The beach was secluded- I only saw one person and that was... More 

2 Thank MinaNYC19

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