Doheny State Beach


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Doheny State Beach


Location:On Del Obispo/Dana Harbor Drive, approximately 1 mile north of I-5 and about 3 miles from San Juan Capistrano Mission. .
Facilities:120 developed campsites for family or hike/bike camping, showers, restrooms, picnic areas, volleyball courts, trails, food service, supplies, visitor center, exhibits (é).
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, surfing, tide pool exploring, hiking, bicycling.
Special Features:Doheny State Beach is divided into two sections: a campground in the southern area (with some campsites only steps away from the beach); and a day-use area in the northern area, with a 5-acre lawn for volleyball and picnicking.
Address:25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr
Dana Point, CA 92629

Phone:949-496-6172
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=645
Size: 254 acres.

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The nightly meals began more than two decades ago at local churches but were moved to Doheny State Beach after a late night stabbing between two homeless residents.
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Nothing fazes him," said Dick Deboer, the lifeguard supervisor at Doheny State Beach.
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The San Juan Creek Trail makes up the final stretch of path, taking riders from Doheny State Beach in Dana Point to the San Juan Capistrano train depot.
It will focus on eight beach and coastal areas: Ocean Beach and Torrey Pines Beach in San Diego; Doheny State Beach in Orange County; Venice Beach in Los Angeles; Ventura State Beach in Ventura; Hendry's Beach in Santa Barbara County; and Pismo Beach at the pier along the Central Coast.
Doheny State Beach in Orange County was ranked the worst in the state.
With a scenic course through Doheny State Beach and the Dana Point harbor, the event - America's Turkey Trot - has attracted participants from more than 40 states for its 5K, 10K and Hot to Trot Kids' race.
Participants may launch at either Baby Beach-Dana Point Harbor or Doheny State Beach.
The beautiful Turkey Trot courses pass the world famous surf spot, Doheny State Beach, then wind throughout Dana Point Harbor and out to ocean breakwater.