Doheny State Beach is one of the most popular beaches in California. The beach is known to be California’s first state beach, drawing about one million visitors each year. Doheny State Beach is a popular surf spot, campsite, and picnic area.
Doheny State Beach welcomes everyone – from surfers to sunbathers. New and seasoned surfers appreciate the iconic waves of Doheny State Beach; it’s the perfect place to catch a wave. Spend the day sunbathing, explore the tide pools during low tide, and play beach volleyball during a day in the sun.
Warm waters and sandy fire pits earn Doheny State Beach “Orange County’s Best Camping Site” title consistently. With over 100 campsites, 33 of which are beachfront, Doheny State Beach is the perfect campsite to spend your vacation by the crashing waves. Beachfront campsites are $60 per night, and all other sites are $40 per night.
Doheny State Beach is a ‘dry campground’, so there is no electrical, water, or sewage hook-ups. For RV’s staying at the campground, potable water and dump stations are provided. Other facilities like picnic tables and hot showers make Doheny State Beach feel like home during your stay.
Doheny State Beach is accessible from the north and south route of I-5. The entrance is located off of Highway 1, better known as Pacific Coast Highway. Once you’re traveling on PCH, turn onto Dana Point Harbor Drive and Doheny State Beach entrance will be on your left.
Doheny State Beach Address: 25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629
Doheny State Beach Hours: 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Doheny State Beach has three parking lots, providing ample amount of parking spaces. Be prepared to pay for parking at one of the pay stations. Parking fees for day use at Doheny State Beach is $15.00. Fees can be paid in cash or by credit card, excluding American Express.