About Redondo State Beach:
Redondo Beach is both a town and a stretch of oceanfront sand. This profile refers to the stretch of sand that's called Redondo State Beach. This urban beach faces west, with good views of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It's busy on summer weekends.
Redondo State Beach Fees
Entrance Fee: None
Parking Fee: The easiest parking is the big, paid multi-story structure at the pier. You'll also find limited metered parking at Veterans Park off Catalina Avenue above the beach (closed Thursdays for the Farmers Market). A persistent parker might find free street spots, but at the risk of losing their good mood during the search.
Creature Comforts at Redondo Beach:
- Food nearby
- No pets allowed
- No alcohol allowed
Redondo Beach Activities:
- Bike path
- Swimming, lifeguard on duty during daylight hours
- Walking path
- This is one of the best places to watch the annual grunion run.
Highs and Lows at Redondo Beach:
- This urban beach can get quite busy in the summer
- Surfing is generally poor here, leaving more room for the swimmers
- The lighted pathway is a nice place for an evening stroll
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- Scuba Diving
- Beach Volleyball
- Bicycle Riding
- Wildlife-Watching, tide pooling
How to Get to Redondo Beach:
Redondo Beach is next to the Redondo Pier where Torrance Blvd. meets the ocean. You can get to Torrance Blvd. directly from the I-110 or from the I-405 by exiting at Hawthorne Blvd. south and then going west on Torrance Blvd.