Bolsa Chica State Beach

Bolsa Chica State Beach is a usually quiet and relaxed beach with plenty of sand and sea to enjoy. The beach is located on the South side by Seapoint Street up to Warner Avenue on the North side. This beach is in Northern Huntington Beach and run by the California State Parks. The fee to park is a Day Use Fee and is slightly less than the Day Use Fee charged at Huntington State Beach. The parking fee in the lots is $15.00 during Summer season and $10.00 during Off Season (October 1 to March 31). There is free parking near Jack In the Box near Warner Avenue (at the Sunset Beach end to the North) but it is limited. RV Camping is available for $50 per night or $350 per week. No tent camping available. There are about 200 bonfire pits available and plenty of concession stands that sell firewood for you to burn and enjoy toasting up a few S'Mores on in the cooler evening hours. The park is open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm daily.

Bolsa Chica State Beach Bolsa Chica State Beach

There numerous concession stands called the Bolsa Chica Cafe and Rentals along the beach. You can get something to eat or drink and purchase firewood or rent a bike, boogie board, or gear for the day like beach chairs and umbrellas. There are many places to shower off outside and numerous restrooms available.

Bolsa Chica Lifeguard TowerBolsa Beach Lifeguard Tower and Showers

Bolsa Cafe Bolsa Cafe & Rentals

There are plenty of activities out at Bolsa Chica. There is the Huntington Beach Bike Path that connects Sunset Beach with Newport Beach to the South. Bring your bike, roller blades, skates, or a skateboard and enjoy a great view with cool temps down the coast. The surf is also nice here - easy and consistent enough for a beginner to try out. Bird watching is also popular as the beach is located across from the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve where many birds and fish reside. The Bolsa Chica Interpretive Center is open from 9 am - 4 pm 7 days a week. Surf Fishing is allowed on the beach and also at the exterior edge of Bolsa Bay to the ocean. You will need to have a Fishing License from the Department of Fish and Game to surf fish here.

Bolsa Chica PathBiking the Huntington Beach Trail through Bolsa Chica

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Bolsa Chica Bay SunsetBolsa Bay Sunset

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