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Amazing overlook next to the neighborhood.

You don't need to travel too far down south to get a great Pacific Ocean view. As a resident in... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Daly City, California
Great to catch a wave

Beach going, catch a wave or two if you've never been to the beach before! Collect seashells... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
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State park with a beach and a great fishing area.
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19 Jul 2017
“Amazing overlook next to the neighborhood.”
24 May 2017
“Great to catch a wave”
Daly City, CA
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

You don't need to travel too far down south to get a great Pacific Ocean view. As a resident in Daly City, Thornton Beach is such a stone's throw for a relaxing walk through during hot days. The overlook point is perfect for catching the...More

Thank tuttoaposto2016
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Beach going, catch a wave or two if you've never been to the beach before! Collect seashells, wiggle your toes in the sand.

Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Clean and breezy morning. Love to walk here😉 though locals still access the site for hiking, horseback riding, and beach activities.

Thank Olivia D
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice sunset view but easily crowded during those times. Also have trails to go down to the beach (less people than ocean beach)

Thank occomyanmar
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Very nice ocean view walk and nice once you get down to the beach. Just be aware that it's a climb & vigorous walk back.

Thank M J N
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It's small so less crowded, but still a nice way to see the ocean and the coastal line. The most amazing thing is the old trees on the hill, which are awesome backdrop for pictures. It is easy to find a parking spot too.

Thank flora z
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I you're ever driving on HWY 1 and in need to take a break and hang out on the beach or see a quick view of the Pacific Ocean, stop into Thornton Beach! If you're driving south on 1 from SF it will be to...More

Thank jaymers11
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Just a few minutes south of the border of San Francisco, you will find Thornton Beach Vista and from there the Thornton Beach State Park. The little parking lot at the vista point is easily accessible from Skyline Boulevard. I walked to the edge of...More

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 8 February 2016

wow, this is just such a gorgeous place to go out for a run or go for a walk. There is a trail that leads you to a gorgeous view1

Thank jonnyfor64
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I grew up right here,San Francisco ,I love all our coastal beaches and parks,also they hang glide along these cliffs .and the view is "Spectacular!! " most of the time bring warm clothe and a blanket . In my youth,many a bomfire, lots of memories....

1  Thank Daniel A
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