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Address: Del Obispo and Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629
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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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A great place to camp

We have camped their for years and we will be going there again this Dec. A safe beach and campground. You have to go on the states web site and book the spot

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 7, 2015
Randy C
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Pasadena, California
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Orange County, California
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155 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

One of the best beaches in southern California. Try to arrive early in the day as it gets very crowded in the summer months.

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Pasadena, California
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113 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have camped their for years and we will be going there again this Dec. A safe beach and campground. You have to go on the states web site and book the spot

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Kernville, California
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50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015

They stay on top of this facility. Not your usual campground. Clean beaches too. All day long I saw maintenance staff rolling around and staying on top of this campground. Impressive

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Folsom, California
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a great beach for anyone. Great walking/running trail around the inside of the beach area. They offer bike rentals, surf board rentals and have a great snack bar. The marina is located right next door and have various shops to look at and food options available. Doheny State Beach is located in Dana Point area and has so... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great beach, excellent parking and BBQ facilities and tables etc. Kids had a surfing lesson with GIRLS IN THE CURL Excellent.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very popular beach and can get very busy on the weekends (ie hard to get a parking spot!). Very gentle/small waves, perfect for children or anyone learning to surf. It's also a great beach for paddle boarding!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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107 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2015

The beach was a lot of fun. It was clean and you can park over night there. The sand was soft but when you got knee deep in the water it is full of rocks, so just beware.

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Humble, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2015

The only soft sand was by the exit. Lots of kids surfing, which was fun to watch, and cheap parking. Otherwise, not worth the drive.

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Orange County, California
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2015

Easily accessible with good sand, good views and tame waves. A good place for families and large groups to picnic and beach for the day. Volleyball nets, grills, some shade, plenty of sun and shallow water.

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788 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

Very cool beach with tons of traffic and lots of tourists and locals alike. If you are in town I would recommend.

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