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Huntington Beach Wetlands

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I stayed with a friend in Huntington while on a business trip. We both had a difficult work week... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Terre M
Morton, Washington
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The Wetlands are known for a wonderful place to get out and walk the area, while seeing lots of... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Chris S
Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

We live 1 mile from the wetlands, so we've been here 100 times and you always see something different. There are 2 different locations to park at, either the bridge area located across the HB State Beach Parking Lot on PCH or the Wetlands office...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I stayed with a friend in Huntington while on a business trip. We both had a difficult work week and she recommended a little walk. Three hours later we went home. It is wonderful to see these wetlands put to good use. Also the easy...More

Thank Terre M
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The Wetlands are known for a wonderful place to get out and walk the area, while seeing lots of birds and small animals in their habitat. There are a few different trails to use. Great any time of day.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Such wonderful experience and so different from the beach which is right across the street. This was my first trip to this part of California and this was definitely an unexpected surprise. I would highly recommend.

Thank daytonagal8
Reviewed December 21, 2017

These wetlands serve an ecological purpose, which I applaud. The best way to view is to park and walk to the bridge over the Santa Ana river, and inspect from there. Many interesting birds and tidal animals can be observed. At low tide, the place...More

Thank edq88222
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Having lived in SoCal almost my entire life I often forget about this gem. A nice buffer between suburbia and the ocean. Driving up or down the coast you all of a sudden notice there is nature on both sides of the hwy. You can...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This place is packed forOctoberfest. Otherwise it is not so busy. Decent German food. Full bar and a deli.

Thank 911jackie
Reviewed January 12, 2017

There is a lot to explore here. Where to start? Maybe you should just go down and see for yourself. Depending on your level of endurance, you could turn this into a pretty substantial little hike, doing a loop up and around the perimeter of...More

1  Thank Justin P
Reviewed December 15, 2016

I came here with a group of photographers and had a really nice time. There are all kinds of birds to shoot. With a camera, not a gun of course. lol. Just make sure if you are a photographer you bring a good, long, fast...More

1  Thank Luciano L
Reviewed October 12, 2016

So near but so far from the City ambiance, This is the real treat of the wetlands to the residents of Huntington Beach. A place for rest , peace,purification and calm where anyone can step into nature again and enjoy basic-life the way it meant...More

Thank hassan s
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Large wildlife sanctuary mostly for migrating and indigent birds. Nature for Huntington Beach naturalists.

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