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City of Dana Point, California - Junction of Interstate #5
Dana Point Harbor, one of the world's most spectacular man-made harbors, is located about halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego on the southern Orange County coast. The harbor and neighboring city are named after Richard Henry Dana. In 1835, at the age of 19, Richard Henry Dana sailed around Cape Horn aboard the trading brig 'Pilgrim' searching for cowhides for Boston shoe factories. He wrote the book 'Two Years Before The Mast' when he returned.
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Welcome to Capistrano Beach, California. Dana Point Harbor Drive. South to Doheny Beach State Park Campground. This 62-acre park has 120 developed campsites, some only steps from the beach. Many campsites (some accessible) are within walking distance of picturesque Dana Point Harbor and only 4 miles from San Juan Capistrano Mission. The south day use area is popular for beach parties and evening campfires, and large groups can enjoy the shaded beach areas of the north day use area. Accessible picnicking, visitor center, indoor tide pool, aquariums, food service, and beach wheelchair.
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0.8
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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1.7
Golden Lantern Road
South access to Dana Point Harbor, California.
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3.5
View from highway ( Selvn Road. )
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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5.6
Crown Valley Parkway

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City of Laguna Beach, California. Home of the Festival of Arts
The City of Laguna Beach, California is well known as a unique beach community and artist's colony with seven miles of City beaches running along its nine square miles. The resident population enjoys the ambiance provided by the sandy beaches, canyons and coastal hills. Access to Laguna Niguel: Attractions, Orange County Natural History Museum, Aliso & Wood Canyons Regional Park. Laguna Niguel is primarily a hillside town.
5.0
8.0
Third Ave

5.2
8.4
West Street

5.4
8.7
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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9.7
Wesley Drive

6.6
10.6
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
7.2
11.6
Diamond Street

8.5
13.6
Laguna Avenue

8.6
13.8
View from highway ( Ocean Ave )
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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13.9
Broadway Ave
City of Laguna Beach, California. Junction of Highway #133. East to cities of Irvine, Anaheim, California.
9.0
14.5
View from highway - Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
Public access to Beach Area, Myrcle Street.
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16.5

View from highway.
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17.9
Access to Crystal Beach, California State Park
West side of highway.This 2,800-acre park is an undeveloped area of wooded canyons, open bluffs, and more than three miles of Pacific coastline. Crystal Cove is used by mountain bikers inland, scuba and skin divers underwater. Swimmers, surfers, and sunbathers congregate on the beach. Accessible picnicking, restrooms, paved pathway, and boardwalk.
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18.4
Access to El Moro Canhon Parking Lot

11.7
18.9
Access to Reef Point
Wildlife viewing area.
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City of Newport Beach, California
Southern limits. Population 75,662 Feb 2004. Newport Beach is famous worldwide for its picturesque sandy beaches, majestic coastline, infinite recreational activities. Newport Beach is located on the coast of California in Orange County. 14 miles (22 km) from Disneyland (Anaheim), California.
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20.5
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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20.5
Access to Crystal Cove, California State Park beach area
West of highway. Crystal Cove State Park has 3.5 miles of beach and 2,000 acres of undeveloped woodland, which is popular for hiking and horseback riding.
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21.4
Junction of Toll Road #73
East side of highway.
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24.8
MacArthur Blvd
Access to Interstate #405.
15.8
25.4
Newport Center
East side of highway.
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26.7
Jamboree Road

17.2
27.7
Access to R.V. park, campground

17.5
28.1
Dover Drive

17.6
28.3
View from highway - Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
Access to Mariner's Mile.
18.7
30.1
Riverside Roadway

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30.5

Junction of Highway #55. Access to Costa Mesa, Santa Ana.
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31.3
Superior Road

20.2
32.5
Prospect Road

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Point of Information
Crossing the Santa Ana River, California. Photo is view from highway of Santa Ana River.
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City of Huntington Beach, California
Population 199,300 Feb 2004.Huntingtons Beach's 8 miles of pristine, uninterrupted beach-front enjoy a year-round Mediterranean climate and offer great swimming, surfing, sunbathing, beach sports, and romantic sunset walks. Attraction: International Surfing Museum, Huntington Beach Art Center, Surfers' Hall of Fame, Huntington Central Park. Trips to such major attractions as Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure, Knott's Berry Farm, Wild Rivers Waterpark, the Queen Mary and Aquarium of the Pacific, all less than 20 miles away. Access to 'The Santa Ana River bicycle path' The Santa Ana River Trail spans over 120 miles through Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino, California counties. This trail is one of the largest non-motorized trails in the United States. It is a favorite bicycling route in California.
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Brookhurst Street

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Magnolia Street
Access to Huntingdon Beach.
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36.0
Newland Street
Access to Huntingdon Beach.
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Beach Blvd
Access to city of Huntingdon and state beaches - West of highway.
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37.6
View from highway - Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
Welcome to Huntingdon Beach, California.
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Main Street

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Sevententh Street. Photo is view from highway.
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40.2
Golden West Street
East to city of Westminster, Garden Grove.
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Sea Point - access to beach area. Photo is view from highway looking West at Huntingdon beach area.
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Access to Bolsa Chica State Park, California Campground
West of highway.This wheelchair-accessible beach (call ahead to use the beach wheelchairs) is connected by a bike trail. Together with Huntington State Beach, form 5 miles of sandy beach. Wildlife viewing, surfing, and skating are among the activities of choice. Bolsa Chica , off Pacific Coast Hwy., about one mile south of Warner Ave., has camping for self-contained vehicles only; picnicking, restrooms.
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Access to wildlife viewing area
West of highway.
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Warner Ave

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46.9
View from highway - Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway
City of Sunset Beach, California - Southern limits. Population 1288, elevation 5.3 ft - With views of the Long Beach skyline, Sunset Beach offers soft sand, beach volleyball nets, ample restrooms and is favored for windsurfing.
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Point of Information
Crossing Anaheim Bay.
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Seal Beach Blvd. City of Seal Beach. Seal Beach is a quaint seaside community on the northern most border of Orange County. Located at the mouth of Alamitos Bay.
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First Street

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Point of Information
Crossing the San Grabriel River. Photo is view from highway of the San Gabriel River.
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Studebaker Road

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City of Long Beach, California
Southern limits. Long Beach is California's fifth largest city. Attractions: Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach Marina, Queen Mary, Long Beach Museum of Art, Rancho Los Alamitos, Rancho Los Cerritos, Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Long Beach International Marathon.
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Loynes Drive

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Channel Drive

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Bell Flower Blvd.
Access to city of Bellflower, California. Bellflower developed from a countryside of agricultural crops and dairies to a bustling residential and commercial community with a population of 77,000.
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Anaheim Street

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Redondo Ave

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Walnut Ave

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Long Beach Blvd
Access to cities of Compton, Paramount, Downey.
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Pacific Ave

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Juntion of Interstate Highway#710 (Long Beach Freeway)
West access to Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific. West access to the Queen Mary. East to city of Los Angeles.
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Santa Fe Ave

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Willow Street

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Junction of Highway #103
Access to Terminal Island.
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Photo is view from highway - Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
Access to Port of Los Angeles. City of Los Angeles, California.
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Access to Wilmington

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O Street

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67.8
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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Avalon Blvd.

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Bloomington
East to Carson, Willowbrook, Inglewood.
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Junction of Interstate Highway #110
North to Gardena, Inglewood.
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President Ave
City of Harbor City.
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Western Ave
South to Rolling Hills Estates, Ranch Palos Verdes.
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Oak Street.
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Pennsylvania Ave
City of Lomita, California.
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Crenshaw Blvd.
South to South Coast Botanical Gardens.
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Hawthorne Blvd.
Junction of Highway #107. North to cities of Torrance, Lanwdale, Hawthorne.
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80.5
Calle Mayor Ave

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Palos Verdes Blvd.

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City of Redondo Beach, California
Modern surfing was born here. The beachfront invites a relaxed walking tour from the Whaling Wall to the charming Riviera Village.
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Knob Hill Blvd.
Access to Redondo Beach - West of highway.
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View from highway ( Francisca Ave )
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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Redondo Beach, California
Access to Redondo Beach, west of highway.
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Diamond Street
Access to beach area.
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Artesia Blvd.
Junction of Highway #91. East to cities of Compton, Paramount.
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18th Street
City of Manhattan Beach, California.
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Grand Ave

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Maricosa Ave

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95.7
Access to Interstate Highway #105 (The Imperial Highway)
East of highway.
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Access to LAX airport
City of Los Angeles California International Airport. Attractions in and around Los Angeles: Catalina Express, Disneyland, The Getty Center, Hollywood, Japanese Village Plaza, Knotts Berry Farm, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles Zoo, Warner Bros. Studio, Universal Studios Hollywood, Southwest Museum, Sony Pictures Studios, Paramount Studio Tour, NBC Burbank Studios, Natural History Museum OF Los Angeles County.
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Access to Los Angeles International Airport, LAX
Photo - View from highway, while driving north on the Pacific Coast Highway.
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Access to West Chester Parkway.

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99.5
Manchester Ave
Access to University of W. Los Angeles.
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83rd Ave

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View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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Access to Jefferson Blvd.
Access to community of Playa Del Rey.
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102.7

View fom highway. Access to Marina Del Rey, California.
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104.0
Junction of Highway #90
East to Ladera Heights.
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Venice Blvd.
Access to Venice Boardwalk - West of highway. East to cities of Culver City, West Hollywood, South Pasadena.
65.8
105.9
Superba Ave
East side of highway.
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California Ave

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106.9
Rose Ave

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View from highway
Santa Monica, California, city limits. Southern boundary. Attractions & Places in and around Santa Monica: Beverly Hills: Home of the Rodeo Drive Shopping Street, Hollywood's Historic Hollywood Blvd., The Hollywood Sign, The Hollywood Bowl, Walk of Fame, Malibu: The famous 27-mile stretch of beach, home to movie stars, Marina del Rey: One of the largest pleasure boat harbors in the world, Melrose Avenue: Great boutiques and cafes, Disneyland: One of the world's original and most famous family resorts, Universal Studios: Tour of the movie studio, rides and attractions, Sony Pictures Studio Tours: Walking tour of the historic studio lot where Spiderman and The Wizard of Oz were filmed, Staples Center: New world-class arena for sports and entertainment events, including The Los Angeles Lakers, Knotts: Family theme park, rides and shows, Magic Mountain: Family theme park, rides and shows
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Peal Street
East side of highway.
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Junction of Interstate Highway #10 ( The Santa Monica Highway)
East access to cities of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Los Angeles. West to Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica State Beach Park. This beach is two miles long, has a picnic area, shops and pier. Visitor activities include volleyball, basketball and a running strip along the beach.
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Access to emergency call box
West side of highway.
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113.5
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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114.3
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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Will Rogers California State Beach Park
West of highway. Will Rogers State Beach extends one and three-quarters mile along the shore. The beach features swimming and skin diving. Facilities include volleyball courts, playground and gymnastic equipment, as well as a bike path and walkway.
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Sunset Blvd.
East to Bel Air Estates, Beverly Hills.
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Topanga Ave
Community of Topanga Beach. North to community of Topanga, California. Access to Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation area - via Highway #37. Santa Monica Mountains rise above Los Angeles, widen to meet the curve of Santa Monica Bay and reach their highest peaks facing the ocean, forming a beautiful and multi-faceted landscape. Activities: Hiking, mountain bicycling, horseback riding, bird watching, whale watching, swimming, surfing, nature walks, festivals and picnicking.
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Access to Topanga Beach State Park
West side of highway. Located in the cliffs and canyons of the Santa Monica Mountains, Topanga State Park features 36 miles of trails through open grassland, live oaks and spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.
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City of Malibu, California
Southern limits. The City has 21 miles of coastline along the Pacific Ocean. Attractions in and around Malibu: J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM, WEISMAN MUSEUM OF ART, ADAMSON HOUSE and the MALIBU LAGOON MUSEUM, RAMIREZ CANYON PARK, SURFRIDER REACH, ZUMA BEACH and LEO CARILLO BEACH
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Access to Los Canyon

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124.6
Services at highway
Fuel - South side of highway.
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125.8
Carbon Canyon Road

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128.3
View from highway - Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
Access to Malibu Fishing Pier - West side of highway.
80.0
128.7
Serra Road

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128.9
Point of Interest
Crossing Malibu Lagoon.
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129.0
Access to Malibu Lagoon California State Beach Park & Museum
The beach features 22 acres of wetlands, flower gardens and sandy beach. The lagoon is where Malibu Creek meets the sea. Malibu Surfrider Beach has a long standing as a premier surfing beach. On the east side of Malibu Creek Bridge, Malibu Pier allows for excellent saltwater fishing. On the west side of Malibu Creek Bridge, visitors will find picnic tables.
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129.4
Point of Information
Crossing Cross Creek.
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129.6
Webb Way

81.3
130.8
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
View from highway. Looking at Pepperdine University of Malibu.
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131.0
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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131.7
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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133.0
View from highway - Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
Access to emergency call box - West side of highway.
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133.8
Access to emergency call box
East side of highway.
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134.3
Access to R.V park
East side of highway.
83.5
134.4
Corral Canyon Road
Services at highway - fuel. East side of highway.
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135.1
Public access to beach
West side of highway.
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135.4
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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136.4
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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137.8
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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138.5
Access to Paradise Cove
West side of highway - public access to beach area.
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138.6
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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Can-Dume Road
Junction of Los Angeles County Road Way #F9.
88.0
141.6
Access to Point Dume State Beach Park
Point Dume State Preserve features headlands, cliffs, rocky coves and vast beach access. Point Dume is a perfect place to watch for California gray whales during the December - March migration period.
88.4
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View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
88.7
142.7
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
88.8
142.9
Morning View Road

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145.2
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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145.9
Roadside turnout
Large gravel turnout with emergency call box - West side of highway.
90.8
146.1
Roadside turnout
Large gravel turnout - West side of highway.
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146.7
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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147.0
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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147.8
Access to El Matador State Beach Park
West side of highway.
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Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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148.8
Access to La Pedra State Beach Park
West side of highway.
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149.0
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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Emergency call box
West side of highway.
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151.5
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
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153.1

Access to Leo Carrillo State Beach Park - West of highway. Photo is view from highway. The park has 1.5 miles of beach for swimming, surfing, windsurfing, surf fishing and beachcombing. Camping: Many sites have accessible picnic tables and fire grills. Restrooms with showers.
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154.3
Point of Information
Ventura County - Southern boundary.
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154.5
Emergency call box

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155.5
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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155.5
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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156.5
Access to Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational area
Emergency call box - West side of highway.
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157.3
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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157.6
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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158.5
Roadside turnout
Gravel with emergency call box - West side of highway.
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159.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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160.3
Roadside turnout
Paved small turnout, no services.
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160.7
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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161.0
Access to Point Mugu California State Beach Park
West of highway. Point Mugu State Park, located in the Santa Monica Mountains, features five miles of ocean shoreline, with rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, sand dunes. Thornhill Broome Campground is located at beachfront and is popular for RV use. Sycamore Canyon Campground, Restrooms with showers.
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161.8
Roadside turnout
East side of highway, no services.
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162.1
View from highway - Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
Looking at Thornhill Bromme Beach.
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163.0
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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163.9
Access to La Jolla Canyon Park Campground
East of highway.
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164.7
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
102.8
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Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
102.9
165.6
View from highway
Travelling north on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
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165.6
Roadside turnout
Large turnout - West side of highway.
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166.0
Roadside turnout with emergency call box
West side of highway.
103.8
167.0

Access to Ventura County Naval Base.
104.4
168.0
Emergency call box
West side of highway.
105.0
169.0
Roadside turnout with view area
West side of highway.
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169.2
Roadside turnout
Large gravel turnout - East side of highway, no services.
105.3
169.5
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
105.9
170.5
LasPosas Road
Access to the California State University. Access to the community of Channel Islands - West of highway.
106.2
170.9
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
106.7
171.7
Emergency call box
East side of highway.
107.3
172.7
Wood Road

108.6
174.7
Hueneme Road
West access to Port Hueneme. Access to Hueneme Beach Park - West of highway.
109.4
176.0
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
109.9
176.9
Emergency call box
Both sides of highway.
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177.9
Exit #12
Pleasant Valley Road. City of Oxnard - Southern limits.
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179.4
Welcome to City of Oxnard, California - Oxnard highway sign
The hub of Ventura County , Oxnard is an ideal location to explore all that the region has to offer. Miles of uncrowded coastlines. Attractions in and around Oxnard: Herzog Wine Cellars, The Murphy Auto Museum, Channel Islands Harbor, Carnegie Art Museum, Ventura County Maritime Museum, Heritage Square.
111.8
179.9
Channel Islands Blvd.

113.4
182.5
Wooley Road

114.0
183.4
Junction of Highway #34
East to cities of Camarillo, Moorpark, Simi Valley.
114.0
183.5
Seventh Street
Access to visitor information - West side of highway.
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188.2
Junction of Highway #101
Note: Feb 2004 - This overpass was under construction. End of Highway Travel Guide. For continuance of this highway see MilebyMile.com California #1 Highway Travel Guide - Oxnard to San Luis Obispo. - E