Frank A. Vanderlip Sr. Park

Point Details

Nearest Town: Rancho Palos Verdes
Location: 6500 Seacove Dr. between Nantasket & Coastsite

Nearest Milepost
Mile Number:

33.740634831237, -118.39156332421 ↗

Trail Section


1. Approximately 1/3 mile of cliff top ocean front hiking protected by an open rail fence
2. A short concrete sidewalk loop at the park center is suitable for wheelchairs.
3. The only facilities are three backless benches and trash barrels
4. Superb ocean and shoreline views. Catalina Island is 22 miles due south - visible on clear days. On a very clear day Santa Barbra Island is visible 52 miles west-south-west
5. From December to April, migrating grey whales may be seen offshore. Dolphins- harbor seals- cormorants and pelicans are common
6. No safe beach access
7. Fenced adjacent lands to the east and west are private property
8. Park use is restricted to daylight hours


  • CCC Access Point
  • Facilities for Disabled
  • Hiking Trail
  • Impassable Spot
  • Improved Surface
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Other
  • Parking
  • Prominent Natural Feature
  • Public Transportation
  • Signage
  • Viewpoint

Aerial Photo from California Coastal Records Project

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