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Bolsa Chica State Beach

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Address: Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
Phone Number: +1 800-777-0369
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Great for Surfing, Camping, & Accessible

We just camped here for the weekend. Its a great quiet camping spot away from the city lights and traffic. They reduced the fire pits down by half, so if you want to get one, get... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
Chazz B
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Chino, California

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Hong Kong
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For $50 a night, you get to hear crazy LA drivers zoom past on Highway 1 or you hear your neighbors' conversations. It's basically a carpark with hook ups.

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Just left from our annual October camping trip here. We are never disappointed with this spot. If you have a large rig, you don't want to be the last to arrive as its a bit narrow when everyone is in. But if you do, trust that you will find plenty to help guide you in. Off sight parking is well... More 

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Chino, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We just camped here for the weekend. Its a great quiet camping spot away from the city lights and traffic. They reduced the fire pits down by half, so if you want to get one, get there early, like 10am. The surf is good, nice place to start learning. The walk to the beach is shorter than Huntington Beach. Be... More 

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Revere, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is by far my favorite beach in Orange County. There is a small fee to park your vehicle. There are a couple food stands, bathrooms and outdoor showers. The beach is extremely clean with wonderful white sand. It does get crowded on weekends but during the week there were not more than 15 people in our immediate sitting area.... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

my co-workers decided to throw a beach party/bonfire 2 months ago and picked a Friday day -evening time frame - only problem with that - never know how weather will be then ? we had peeps who ' reserve ' [ OK save a fire pit - no reservations needed - just someone who will be willing to get to... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Gorgeous beach that was almost deserted when we went there on a week day. Good bathroom facilities. Great food options.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Oil in front and behind? Certainly Oil rigs out at sea and not really to my taste. I certainly liked Newport and Long Beach but this stretch of coast between the two is not my favourite for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Running from Huntington Beach to Bolsa Chica State Beach or take a bike ride to Bolsa Chica Park you will enjoy the view on the sandy beach and make a break at on of the three completely remodeled restaurant you will enjoy definitely.

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Comber, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Our favourite beach in this area, loved loved loved the fire pits and the fact it was never felt over crowded even on busy weekends

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Pekin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Took surf lessons at this beach through Corky Carroll's. Ideal place to take lessons for beginners. Smaller waves, not that crowded. Plenty of parking. Only downside is that there is no where on the beach to rent surfboards. We came back later in the week thinking there was a place called Babes to rent boards on the beach and paid... More 

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