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Bolsa Chica State Beach

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Address: Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
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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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Huntington Beach, California
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This has always been my home beach. Asphalt paved trail for runners, walkers and bikers to ride along the coast. They got the fire rings to do bonfires on the beach. Always a great place to get outdoors- any time of the year!

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Huntington Beach, California
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to walk a great distance in a safe environment.You can ride your bike ,walk your dog ,rollerblade or just sit on a bench or a blanket and enjoy the beautiful view.

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Huntington Beach, California
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area was recently renovated/updated and protected so that whether people live locally or if they are visiting at the beach, they can experience what the entire beach must have looked like probably 150 years ago or more. Nice, relaxing pathways to walk on and see wildlife that one normally would not get a chance to see.

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Placentia, California
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98 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Bolsa Chica State Beach is really nice. It's within walking distance to downtown Huntington Beach. Well, it's not a short walk by any means, but it's walkable. I went camping here and had the most excellent time. I had friends come just about every evening and we had dinner and played board games. One evening my sister came to visit,... More 

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Hong Kong
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 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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188 reviews
65 attraction reviews
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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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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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227 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
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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8 reviews
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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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