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Del Cerro Park, Rancho Palos Verdes

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Del Cerro Park is a public park located in Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California. The park is situated high atop a bluff at the southernmost end of Crenshaw Boulevard. Del Cerro Park is noted for its sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island
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  • The local residents got tired of the hikers coming to enjoy the Nearby Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, so they convinced the city council to make the neighborhood parking permit parking only including.....  more »
  • The early morning coolness keeps the rattlesnakes docile. Best to go there in the early hours before the sun is too high in the sky  more »
  • This looks over the peninsula and out to the Pacific ocean. I like it here when the clouds come down and sit on the water. There's also trails next to the Vista called Portuguese Bend. It's worth traveling and venturing into the trails for a quiet hike. Make sure to have proper shoes. I discovered dirt paths require them to be worn.
  • Hikers beware: Several trails that are critical to reaching the coastline are now off limits due to new signage claiming they pass through private property. Specifically the Vanderlip Trail between Water Tank Trail and Peppertree Trail. These trails are still marked as publicly accessible on Google's maps. You may have to make significant and exhausting backtracking depending on the routes you choose.
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