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Beach : Bolsa Chica State Beach & Park
City : Huntington Beach Beach

Location :

18300 PCH, Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach, across PCH from Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.


6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (winter)
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (summer)


$6 per vehicle all day; 2,400 spaces for cars and RVs.


(714) 846-3460

Description :

Bolsa Chica is very family-friendly, with wide sand and 64 overnight campsites with fire rings spaced along the beach. Boogie boards can be rented seasonally.

You've heard of the famous Southern California Grunion runs! This is where you will find them. Bare-handed fishing for the grunion is a popular summer event. Perch, Corbina, Croaker, Cabezon and Sand Shark fishing are also popular. Wildlife and bird watching are equally popular.


Snack bar concessions are found along the beach.


Bicycling, camping, surfing, fire rings, food stands, picnic tables, lifeguards, showers, rentals.


Located adjacent to the parking lot, along with cold showers.


On leash only; allowed in parking lot and on multi-use trails only, not on sand.

Links :

Surfside Report for Bolsa Chica State Beach