San Onofre State Beach

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San Onofre State Beach

Location:3 miles south of San Clemente on I-5 (Basilone Road).
Facilities:328 campsites (173 developed sites with no hookups; 65 sites with electric and water hookups; 90 tent sites; some sites @di), hiking trails (some parts @di).
Activities:Camping, swimming, surfing, hiking.
Special Features:Site features 3.5 miles of sandy beaches with six access trails cut into the bluff above; a marshy area where San Mateo Creek meets the shoreline; and Trestles Beach, a well-known California surfing site. Whales, dolphins, and sea lions can be seen offshore from time to time.
Address:c/o Orange Coast District Office
3030 Avenida del Presidente
San Clemente, CA 92672

Size: 2,107 acres.

See other parks in California.
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The tsunami advisory extends from San Onofre State Beach in San Clemente, about 55 miles north of San Diego, to Ragged Point, about 50 miles north of San Luis Obispo, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center.
The 41 mile bike ride from Dana Point through the town of San Clemente, featuring picturesque views of San Onofre State Beach, will benefit Operation Rebound, a program of CAF that provides support and opportunities to troops and veterans who have suffered permanent physical injuries.
19, 2013, more than 50 community-minded friends of the environment descended upon Trail 1 at San Onofre State Beach to rid the area of garbage.
Goatee the nanny goat and her kid billy Pismo stood on surfboards to ride waves at San Onofre State Beach in Orange County.
Goat owner Dana McGregor, took his two goats Goatee and Pismo to the San Onofre State Beach in Orange County.
I was planning a beach shoot with a group of supermodels, and they started moaning and groaning when I told them we were going down to San Onofre State Beach in San Diego County instead of Malibu.
That's the consensus among the participants at a two-day clinic conducted by former world champion Dick Wold at San Onofre State Beach near San Clemente.
25 /PRNewswire/ -- All previous allusions of competitive, high-performance surfing are about to be shattered when the world's best surfers descend upon California's premier wave, San Onofre State Beach - Lower Trestles.
San Onofre State Beach features 3 1/2 miles of sandy beaches with six access trails cut into the bluff above.
The idea for the film was sparked after watching the battle between conservationists and developers over the proposed Orange County Toll Road which would have paved over a portion of San Onofre State Beach.
In response, a coalition of concerned groups organized by the volunteer non-profit organization Architecture for Humanity, are launching "Safe Trestles," an open-to-all, two-stage design competition to create a safe pathway to serve surfers, the local coastal community and day visitors to San Onofre State Beach.
Scripps scientists will lead the project, which will include collecting and processing data from 2-D and 3-D multichannel seismic reflection and refraction off San Onofre State Beach.

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