Bolsa Chica State Parks on the Beach - Guide to Bolsa Chica State Beach
Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach, California during busy summers day
Bolsa Chica State Beach is a public beach managed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation. It is located in Orange County, city of Huntington Beach and community of Sunset Beach.
Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach, California Lifeguard Station
Lifeguard Services at Bolsa Chica State Beach are provided by the California State Parks Lifeguard Service. Lifeguards patrol the beach year round while lifeguard towers are staffed roughly Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Location: Use following Coordinates: 33°41'43.51"N 118°2'55.61"W
in a GPS for exact locations
Recreation in Bolsa Chica State Beach
Bolsa Chica State Beach provides recreational opportunities such as surfing, fishing, bicycle riding, RV camping, basketball, kite flying, etc.
Bodyboarding in Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach, CA
A bridge takes PCH and multi-use trail over a "Tidal Inlet Channel" which was built as part of the 2004-2006 Bolsa Chica wetlands recovery project. An informative display of the recovery effort and massive project can be seen at the Bolsa Chica State Beach Visitor Center.
Bolsa Chica State Beach in Bicycle Path
The Bolsa Chica bicycle path is a multi-use path that runs adjacent to
the sand along the length of Bolsa Chica State Beach through Huntington
City Beach. It is designed for leisurely cruises, and riders will be stopped
by the lifeguards and told to slow down for exceeding the 5 mph (8.0 km/h)
Huntington Beach Surfing
Bolsa Chica State Beach in Surfing Hights
Bolsa Chica State Beach as great surfing conditions. Shown above a even in late fall, early winter a 15 foot surfing conditions exist year around.
Huntington Beach Bird Watching
The beach extends three miles (5 km) from Sunset Beach (Warner Ave.), south to Seapoint Ave. where the Huntington City Beach begins. The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve is located across the busy Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) from the beach and is a popular spot for birdwatching.
Bolsa Chica Fishing
The State Beach is a popular place for surf fishing. Perch, corbina, croaker, cabezon and Shovelnose guitarfish are among the fish that can be caught there. Most popular location for fishing is around the recently opened channel, Tidal Inlet Channel, located at the southern most end of the beach.
During the summer months near new and full moons, grunion (a sardine-sized fish) come to sandy beaches such as Bolsa Chica to spawn. State law requires a fishing permit for adults, and the fish must be caught by hand
Here is a detailed list of other state beaches of California besides Bolsa Chica State Beach.
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