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San Clemente Pier, San Clemente

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Must see · Pier / Boardwalk · Tourist Spot
A great place for surfing and swimming, San Clemente Pier is also an excellent spot for line fishing. Originally built in 1928, the pier was the vision of Ole Hanson, politician and founder of San Clemente. Stroll out onto the boardwalk for views of the palm-tree covered beach, ocean, and the Spanish-style architecture of San Clemente. Cast a line off the end of the pier for a chance to catch mackerel, barracuda, yellowtail, white sea bass, and even spiny lobster. Visit the Pier Shack and Grill on the boardwalk for burgers and seafood. Using our custom trip planner, San Clemente attractions like San Clemente Pier can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We enjoyed walking the pier and then eating at the outstanding Fisherman's Restaurant right on the pier. The beach next to the Pier is lovely with some shaded areas and a few swings for children...  more »
  • We met friends and ate at the pier. Another evening we were able to park for free after 5 p.m. to watch the sunset which was spectacular. From the pier, saw a sealion eating a crab. People were...  more »

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