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Address: Del Obispo and Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Located adjacent to a popular campsite, this scenic beach provides a...

Located adjacent to a popular campsite, this scenic beach provides a peaceful outdoor experience.

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Nice Clean Beach

Nice clean beach. Lots of parking. There is all day parking, metered parking and free parking but you would have to do so walking for the free parking. We just go and sit for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice clean beach. Lots of parking. There is all day parking, metered parking and free parking but you would have to do so walking for the free parking. We just go and sit for about a half hour and leave we never stay. There is a lot to do because the harbor is all connected.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off at the visitors center and had a great mini-tour! The staff were very knowledgeable. The park was a great place to walk around while we waited for our whale excursion. And the beach wasn't bad either!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Off grid beach camping. Some spaces are very small but a few accommodate big rigs so check the space length when you book.. Beach is a great area for newby surfers, kayakers, and SUPs. Lots of bike riders and walkers round out the visitors. Campground, public beach, green park with horseshoes and volleyball. Dana Harbor has rental shops.

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Thank Victoria W
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Such a great beach to camp at. Thanksgiving family reunion made even better with beach time. Beach is fabulous, clean and the beach goers were friendly and fun.

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I visited two mornings in a row and got excellent pictures of birds, surfers and sunrises. There's a funky campground where I entered the beach, but the residents were friendly.

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

One of my favorite beaches in SoCal. The water is almost always calm and great for swimming/paddleboarding. Plenty of surfing, too, though the waves won't get too large so great for beginners. Depending on the time of year it can get crowded, but in the off season it's amazingly empty and peaceful.

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Bedford, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The beach is absolutely stunning, I was in CA from out of state for work, and I could not wait to get to the beach after my workdays. It was relaxing, peaceful and beautiful.

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This is a state camping area with some camping spots on the sand and all spots walking distance from the beach. The camping is dry (no electricity or water hook ups) but bathrooms are available for tent camping with showers. The whole place is very clean and the beach is white sand. If you are not camping you can still... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our group of friends and invitees (sometimes up to 20) converge for a very relaxed bonfire at the beach to wind down our week. You can't beat sunset at the beach with good friends, good food and good beverages. Very low key and serene.

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Woodland Hills, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Such a startling beautiful beach with great views south to San Clemente and the area topography! I have visited here for The Pacific Paddle Board Races and The Ohana Festival and just for quiet walks. This beach is very special and located in a quiet setting that is perfect for families and serious water sports enthusiasts! A large, expansive beach... More 

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