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Name or Prominent Feature:
Abalone Cove Shoreline Park

Area: Rancho Palos Verdes
UTM Coordinates
- Zone: 11
- Easting: 372047
- Northing: 3734632
Decimal Degrees Coordinates
- Longitude: 0
- Latitude: 0
Location: 5970 Palos Verdes Dr. South
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  • Entrance or Parking Fee
  • Hiking Trail
  • Prominent Natural Feature
  • Parking
  • Beach Trail
  • Restrooms
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Lifeguard
  • Fishing
  • Historic Marker
  • Surfing
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Impassable Spot
  • Telephone
  • Stairs to Beach
  • Path to Beach
  • Public Transportation
  • Signage
  • Other
  • Viewpoint

  • Primary trail to beach leaves from SE corner of parking lot. No parking any time on Palos Verdes Dr. Auto gate open hours vary with season. Phone: 310-377-1222. Park use is restricted to daylight hours. Vending machines in entrance building. Picnic area - no fireplaces

    5. Park contains numerous dirt trails - some difficult

    6. From December to April, migrating grey whales may be seen offshore. Dolphins- harbor seals- cormorants and pelicans are common

    7. Viewpoint turnout on Palos Verdes Dr. features historical plaques

    8. Sandy beach by lifeguard tower is exposed only at low tide. Outdoor fresh water shower nearby

    9. Upcoast coastline is rocky - difficult walking


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      • Park auto entrance and headquarters building (GPS point)
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      • Park hours sign
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      • View of Palos Verdes hills from park picnic area
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      • Trail head with Coastwalk volunteer George Neuner