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Address: Del Obispo and Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone Number: 949-496-6172
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Camping, Camping/rv
Description: Located adjacent to a popular campsite, this scenic beach provides a...
Located adjacent to a popular campsite, this scenic beach provides a peaceful outdoor experience.
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mushy rollers

be careful for hidden rocks in the sand! great beach though. great for beginners who want to learn how to surf and great for SUP surfing on a decent size day

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Capistrano Beach, California
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Capistrano Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

be careful for hidden rocks in the sand! great beach though. great for beginners who want to learn how to surf and great for SUP surfing on a decent size day

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San Francisco, CA
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Didn't seem like much of a surfer beach, but a great place for the kids and really good camping facilities.

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Olathe, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

the beach is fine, but the crowds were heavy on the weekend. Parking in this area is always interesting, but it is possible to find it. Happened to be down this way for awhile and gave it a go - but it isn't the best in my opinion

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Parker, Colorado
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27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We have loved this beach for years. Now they have hourly parking! No longer have to pay for a whole day just to spend an hour or two on the beach. Great option!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A very good beach for whatever it is you like to do. Surfing, paddle boarding, volley ball or picknicking. You can rent bicycles and surf boards. Food stand open during high season. Very well maintained. Camp ground as well. Be advised, it's dry camping but shower/restroom facilities on hand and also well maintained. Many spaces right on the beach! Love... More 

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Los Angeles
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Please not that I did visit this place in the off season: Jan. So the beach is dirty with trash all over the place and the water itself is quite dingy looking.We only stopped by for a short walk along the beach, but not even my girls who will usually take their shoes off and at least get their feet... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love. Love. Love. Spent the day at the beach in my bikini, and then in the evening in jeans and a sweatshirt in front of a bonfire, listening to the waves and looking at the stars. It was perfect. Definitely a true California day!

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Capistrano Beach, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Having lived in Los Angeles for many years, I have visited the beaches from Ventura to Newport Beach and endured the costly parking, the long walks from the parking lots and the wall-to wall people. Both Capistrano Beach and Doheny are hidden gems that thousands pass unknowingly on their way to San Diego. Doheny is the larger beach with picnic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We enjoyed our trip camping for the weekend. The weather wasn't perfect but who cares your at the beach. We took our bikes and rode around this beautiful place. They have a nice picnic area. Butterfly garden and good bike path. No hookups really should have water.

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Come to Good, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Spent an evening here walking on the beach and watching the sun set. Very nice beach. I'm sure it's a popular place in the summer.

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