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About Bolsa Chica State Beach

About Bolsa Chica State Beach: In Spanish, Bolsa Chica means "little pocket," and this little pocket is full of gems. Not only does Bolsa Chica State Beach have 1-1/2 miles of shoreline and a 350-acre marine estuary that's a major stopover for birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway, but Bolsa Chica State Beach is one of the best places to surf on the Orange County coast, especially for beginning surfers and surfing classes.Bolsa Chica State Beach Fees: 
    Entrance Fee:None
    Parking Fee:Yes
Creature Comforts at Bolsa Chica State Beach: 
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Snack bar
  • No pets allowed
  • No alcohol on the beach

Bolsa Chica State Beach Activities: 

  • Birdwatching
  • Bike path
  • Bonfires
  • Surfing
  • Swimming, lifeguard on duty during daylight hours
  • Volleyball
  • Walking path
  • Surf fishing
  • Bodyboarding
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach is one of the best places to watch the annual grunion run.
Lodging Near Bolsa Chica State Beach: 
  • Only RV camping allowed at Bolsa Chica State Beach. No tent camping. Call (800) 444-7275 for reservations (required).
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