Las Flores View Point on the El Camino Real - Oceanside, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geobwong2k
N 33° 18.850 W 117° 28.967
11S E 455061 N 3686220
Quick Description: Las Flores View Point on the El Camino Real provides a vista of the ocean as well as the Marines from the Camp Pendleton practicing what they do best.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2007 6:39:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM2AT6
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 98

Long Description:
This Scenic Roadside Look-Out provides a view of the ocean. There are alot of these in California. What makes this one unique is that from this vantage point, you can view the Marines from nearby Camp Pendleton practicing on the road below, in the ocean and in the sky. The activites change every day, so this is one vista, were you can stop by often.

This day, the following actvities were occuring:
  • A SH-60 Seahawk Helicopter (Sporting a Magnetic Anomoly Detector on the bottom) practicing take-off, landing and hovering
  • A LCAC from Assault Craft Unit 5, the Swift Intruders
  • LHA-1 USS Tarawa amphibious assault ship doing amphibious assault things
Along with the Marines, there are various animals that beg for snacks.
Describe - Highway or Road number: Interstate 5

Closest town or city: Oceanside

Number of parking spots available: 40

Winter View: yes

Summer View: yes

Year around access ?: yes

Comfort station on site: no

Is a photo of an "Information Sign"included?: Yes

Name if a website describes this location.: Not listed

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