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“bolsa chica”(18 reviews)
“fire ring”(5 reviews)
“state beach”(8 reviews)
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18331 E Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I don't know why, but this beach, this pier, this area—always resonated with me as "old school". Even the newer concrete has a feel of old permanence about it.

Thank PickyBaer
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Went down to spend the day to celebrate my son in laws birthday. they went down early to get a fire pit and almost didn't get one because people do get there really early for that. But they got one when I got there later...More

1  Thank lskendrovich
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The sand beach is flat and not too deep and hot. Lots of lifeguards on duty. Not too busy Monday thru Friday. Costs $15 entrance but if you spend $75 at the small food Places, you get your entrance fee reimbursed. You can also get...More

1  Thank KkFiff
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

What I loved about this beach was that there is ample parking, bathrooms, and the life guards are on their toes! There are multiple fire pits but difficult to claim on Friday nights/weekends. We ended up here 3 times during our visit to O C...More

1  Thank michoodrd
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Only about 4 or 5 miles from the pier and has a cycle/walk path to. Very easy as no hills and a lovely bar at the end for refreshments

Thank cappleton2
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great food spots new to Bolsa Chica! Try Sealegs. Great beach camping and bonfires. Poorly run parking and watch out for stingrays!

Thank barbarajlcornish
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Bolsa Chica state beach has fun for all. Great beaches with good facilities. Lifeguards on duty for your safety.Nice place to sit and stare out at the beautiful ocean! Family friendly.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a great beach located along PCH between Huntington Beach and Sunset Beach where you can find people surfing, fishing and participating in other beach activities. Additionally there are campsites for RVs (no tents) and fire rings spread throughout the beach. Tip: although there...More

2  Thank Joyce N
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Walking through The Bolsa Chica State Beach is a free healthy environment. It never-fails to stress relieve me every time I go there.I love it.

Thank hassan s
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Walk on the pier and enjoy a snack or meal, with an ocean view, at Ruby's. (Fun for all ages & great milkshakes.) Take a stroll, ride a bike, swim or watch surfers and kite flyers. Shop, eat drink and relax. Something for every age...More

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Hugo E
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, I haven't had a need of that. Sorry..
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Response from Chuck333885 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t know there was one. I’ve never seen mice there. However, I was glad to see a neighborhood cat lurking in my creeping fig vine, for I have seen mice roaming around it. Anyway, I just to to the beach to walk along it... More