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Point Dume - Things to Know Before Visiting

Point Dume, Malibu, CA 90265, USA

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About Point Dume

Point Dume is a promontory on the coast of Malibu, California that juts out into the Pacific Ocean. It features headlands, cliffs, rocky coves and vast beach access. Point Dume is a perfect place to watch for California gray whales during the December to mid April migration period. It is home to a handful of very moderate single pitch rock climbing routes that are usually climbed on top rope from established fixed anchors.

Attractions Near Point Dume

Zuma Beach
Zuma Beach3.17km from Point Dume

Zuma Beach is a Los Angeles county park facility in Malibu. It's a long wide beach with enough parking spaces for the Superbowl. it is known for its long, wide sands and excellent surf. It consistently ranks among the healthiest beaches for clean water conditions. It hosts several premier surfing events each year.

Solstice Canyon
Solstice Canyon6.32km from Point Dume

Solstice Canyon is a picturesque, shaded, classic Santa Monica Mountains canyon hike on a popular, well-maintained trail with opportunities for less-traveled spurs.Before becoming a park, the land was known as Roberts Ranch and, from 1961 to 1973, hosted a space research facility.

Praia El Matador
Praia El Matador7.44km from Point Dume

A beautiful beach , which is a great place to watch the sunset over the ocean. It is the most popular of the three and the closest to Malibu.Beautiful sea stacks are on the beach and in the surf. This is a popular spot for pro photographers to shoot swimsuit models and stunning sunsets. You can also explore the caves and arches in the rocks. The largest cave faces the ocean at the bottom of a huge flat rock that is connected to the base of the bluff.

Malibu Creek
Malibu Creek12.11km from Point Dume

Malibu Creek is a year-round stream in western Los Angeles County, California. This watershed drains 109 square miles and its tributary creeks reach as high as 3,000 feet into Ventura County, California. The area around Malibu Creek was for centuries a major area of Native American life, and the boundary between the Chumash tribes, who lived to the northwest, and the Gabrieliño, to the south and east, was located here.

Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Malibu Lagoon State Beach12.18km from Point Dume

A beautiful protected beach in California and is a part of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational Area. The Malibu Lagoon is an estuary at the mouth of the Malibu Creek at the Pacific Ocean and is a stop for many migratory birds on the Pacific Flyway. It has three primary surfing areas where both amateurs and professionals come to surf. The shoreline is usually triple-cornered due to the buildup of silt, sand, and cobble at the mouth of the creek.

Malibu Creek State Park
Malibu Creek State Park12.77km from Point Dume

Malibu Creek State Park is a state park of California, United States, preserving the Malibu Creek canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains. it features dramatic geology, epic mountains, and deep gorges formed by earthquakes and erosion that have impacted the landscape for millions of years and are still underway today. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area, which is very much close to nature.

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