Huntington State Beach, Huntington Beach

4.5
#2 of 15 in Outdoors in Huntington Beach
Beach · Hidden Gem · State Park
Huntington State Beach is a protected beach in Southern California, located in the City of Huntington Beach in Orange County. It extends 2 miles (3.2 km) from Newport Beach (Santa Ana River) north to Beach Boulevard, where the Huntington City Beach begins. The 121-acre (49 ha) park was established in 1942.
This beach is a popular destination for many beach enthusiasts. This beach has moderate to good surf, fishing, volleyball courts, basketball courts, bathrooms, and fire-rings for bonfires. Lifeguard Services at Huntington State Beach are provided by the California State Parks Lifeguard Service. Lifeguards patrol the beach year-round while lifeguard towers are staffed roughly Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

The beach also provides a nesting sanctuary for California least terns, an endangered subspecies, and snowy plovers, a threatened species on the West Coast.
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  • Easy parking and a delightful, relaxed day at the beach -- we enjoyed sunshine and rain during our visit!  more »
  • Very nice beach with public restrooms...parking is fairly easy ,a plus....very relaxing and beautiful...can't wait to go back  more »

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