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Pines Park

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Great grass area on the bluff above Coast Highway

Convenient curbside parking and access. Several benches for relaxing, Beautiful sunsets almost... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
William S
Dana Point, California
A Calm Oasis Outside of Town

A short drive east of Dana Point and the Doheny State Beach, this small park is perched high on a... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Henry D
Fountain Valley, California
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34941 Camino Capistrano, Dana Point, CA 92624-1724
+1 949-248-3530
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Convenient curbside parking and access. Several benches for relaxing, Beautiful sunsets almost every night looking at the Dana Point Harbor area and Catalina Island.

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 March 2018

A short drive east of Dana Point and the Doheny State Beach, this small park is perched high on a hill and has views of the beach and train tracks below in each direction. Squirrels roam its lawns and it's a great place a relaxing...More

Thank Henry D
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I love this neighborhood park. The sunsets are out of the world from this location. Only downside is there are no public restrooms which could be a positive as well

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We lived across street and my kids went to parks when they were little. Lot of my friends had wedding here because of view. Fun place to take your family for picnic if you have small kids and dog.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to stay...even whole day...best you take some Picknick stuff and R E L A X - really a nice place to be...

Thank JBrinkmeyer
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Traveling with my young one always involves stops at neighborhood parks. My daughter found comfort and joy in the friendly boys and girls who generously shared their toys and clearly make this a regular stop in their weekly routine. It is a clean, safe and...More

Thank EricRock
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Have been here repeatedly for watching sunsets, attending weddings or having a simple picnic. Great views and very quiet. Only single drawback is no restroom available.

Thank petelapuh
Reviewed 26 November 2016

While pines are not that unusual in So Ca, this park has some wonderful specimens that compliment the part and surrounding area.

Thank Sherry T
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Whether you are picnicing, parking, family or couple in love this is a great park for you. Nestles above the cliff in Capistrano Beach this is a nice place to stop to stretch and enjoy the views. Nice park for the kids to play (although...More

Thank Cynthia V
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a nice park by the sea-side with lot of trees and greenery to have a walk or enjoy a family lunch/breakfast etc. Parking is usually not a problem and tall trees create a nice ambiance. There are tables and facilities for bar-bo-que too....More

Thank Royadip
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8 June 2016|
Response from Jeremy G | Reviewed this property |
The park is free. No insurance required.
15 December 2015|
Response from Lisanne10n | Reviewed this property |
During the winter, Pines Park is not very crowded on the weekend. It is a very small park with a beautiful view of the ocean; however, there is no access to the beach. There is a play area with a few tables and benches... More