Huntington State Beach

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Huntington State Beach

Location:In Huntington Beach, opposite Magnolia Avenue on Pacific Coast Highway.
Facilities:Picnic areas, beach, multi-use trails, food service, beach access ramp, restrooms (é).
Activities:Camping, surf fishing, swimming, surfing, windsurfing, hiking, skating, bicycling.
Special Features:Beach is the site of a nesting sanctuary for the California least tern, a rare and endangered species, and the threatened snowy plover. A bike trail connects Huntington State Beach to Bolsa Chica State Beach (see separate entry), forming five miles of sandy beach.
Address:c/o Orange Coast District Office
3030 Avenida del Presidente
San Clemente, CA 92672

Size: 121 acres.

See other parks in California.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The model made use of daily historical estimates of aggregate beach attendance for two beaches: Huntington Beach, California, (comprising Huntington City Beach and Huntington State Beach), and Newport Beach, California.
21 Huntington State Beach. At the third most visited park in the state, improvements include doubled parking, new concessions, picnic facilities, entrances.
You might call it a day at the beach, but Alex Messina calls it a day at the office: Lathered up in SPF 35, he patrols SoCal's Bolsa Chica and Huntington State Beaches, where a busy year can have 9,000 rescues.
By summer, sites at Bolsa Chica and Huntington state beaches, normally offered on a first-come basis, may be reservable a day ahead; call to check.

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