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Doheny State Beach, Dana Point

#3 of 11 in Parks in Dana Point
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Hang ten at Doheny State Beach, popular for its good surfing conditions, picnic and barbeque facilities, volleyball courts, and campgrounds. California's first state beach, this family-friendly area features tide pools and a visitor center, where you can learn about local marine life that includes abalones, anemones, sea bass, crabs, dolphins, seals, morays, sea urchins, octopuses, stingrays, and even Great White sharks. Wear footwear appropriate for rocky coastal terrain. The beach offers restrooms and showers for public use. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Dana Point fast, fun, and easy.
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  • A lovely stretch of beach! Great sunsets! Lots of picnic areas and grills! Lovely park near the water!  more »
  • We never mind waiting to be seated because we hang out by the water and watch the sea critters, pthe lus check out the boats moored there!  more »

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