Bolsa Chica State Beach


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Bolsa Chica State Beach


Location:On Pacific Coast Highway, in Huntington Beach between Golden West Street and Warner Avenue.
Facilities:Campsites with hookups (self-contained vehicles only), beach, picnic areas, multi-use trails, restrooms, food service (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, surfing, bicycling, skating, wildlife viewing, birdwatching.
Special Features:The beach extends for 3 miles from Seal Beach to the Huntington Beach city pier. Popular for surf fishing for perch, corbina, croaker, cabezon, and sand shark, the beach is also popular in the summer for bare-handed fishing for California grunion, a species of fish that spawns only on sandy southern California beaches. Bolsa Chica State Beach is connected to Huntington State Beach (see separate entry) by a 7-mile bike trail.
Address:c/o Orange Coast District Office
3030 Avenida del Presidente
San Clemente, CA 92672

Phone:714-846-3460
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=642
Size: 169 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Bolsa Chica is bordered on the east and north by residential development in the City of Huntington Beach and Huntington Harbor, to the south by open space and the Bolsa Chica wetlands, and to the west by open space, Pacific Coast Highway, Bolsa Chica State Beach, and the Pacific Ocean.
on a gray and windy Monday at Bolsa Chica State Beach, even most of the hardcore surfers have headed off to work or back to bed.
The ERA and CSP are the first steps toward restoring the ecologically sensitive area located directly north of the Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach.
HUNTINGTON BEACH - The body of a Burbank fisherman reported missing after a boat was found abandoned near the surf line last month apparently washed up at Bolsa Chica State Beach on Tuesday.
5 miles off the shore of Bolsa Chica State Beach, by adding to it about 700 concrete streetlight poles (400 tons).
Photo: Seaside camping at Bolsa Chica State Beach may be reservable during Olympics
Coast Guard called off the search for a Burbank man and his nephew two days after their boat was found floating off Bolsa Chica State Beach in Orange County, officials said Tuesday.
The 10 most popular camping state parks, determined by reservations, are: Mount Tamalpais, Doheny State Beach, Refugio State Beach, Seacliff State Beach, San Elijo State Beach, San Clemente State Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach, Bolsa Chica State Beach, Carpinteria State Beach and New Brighton State Beach.
Bolsa Chica State Beach is popular for surf fishing, grunion runs and bird watching at the adjacent Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.
You can find her surfing just about every morning at Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach.
At Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach, left, Ripatti looks out at the ocean after surfing for the first time since she was shot and paralyzed while on duty in June.