Sunday, November 23, 2008

Doheny State Beach

Doheny State Beach Doheny State Beach has 41 acres of ocean front in Southern Orange County. Popular for day use and overnight camping. It's "in town" location makes it an affordable weekend getaway for local folks. Within walking distance of the beach is Dana Point Harbor where you can rent boats or take a whale watching trip. Summer and holiday weekends the beach is packed with people, off season the beach looks like these pictures.
Doheny State Beach Bike Rentals Bring along a picnic lunch and then take a spin on a bike along the ocean front trail. Bike rentals are available at Doheny Beach. Beach Cruisers cost $10/hr $18/half day $28/day and kids bikes $6/hr $15/half day $24/ day.
Doheny State beach Camping Sites Doheny State Beach has 122 camping, some of them are just steps from the beach. Summer time the camping sites are booked up solid. Off season you may be surprised how easy it is to get a beach front camping site like the one pictured above. Doheny beach is just off of Dana Harbor Drive, approximately one mile north of I-5 and about three miles from San Juan Capistrano. Dogs are allowed in the campground but must be leashed and attended to at all times. Dogs are not allowed on the beach at any time. Reserve campsite at Doheny State beach