Description - Doheny State Beach is located at Dana Point in Southern California. It consists of 62 acres of land at the mouth of San Juan Creek. A wide, white-sand beach and five-acre, shaded lawn hold most of the facilities within the park.
- Doheny State Beach consists of 62 acres of land at the mouth of San Juan Creek. A wide, white-sand beach and five-acre, shaded lawn hold most of the facilities within the park. Immediately off shore is the Doheny State Marine Life Refuge. The northern portion of the park is open for day-use only and the southern side of the park contains a large campground. Facilities at this beach park include restrooms, a picnic area, volleyball courts and a bike trail. Lifeguards, beach rentals and food concession are located in the park during the busy season. A visitor center with interpretive exhibits is open on site.
Recreation - Popular recreation pursuits at Doheny State Beach include swimming, camping, fishing, biking, surfing, diving and snorkeling. Visitors can also enjoy picnicking, volleyball and viewing exhibits.
Climate - A warm, dry Mediterranean climate prevails over Southern California - inland it is hot in the summer, mild in the winter. Coastal areas have a more moderate climate with frequent fog in the summer. Most of the precipitation comes as rain during the winter months.
This beach is located in Southern California at Dana Point, near the intersection of I-5 and Hwy. 1, on Del Obispo Street off Pacific Coast Highway.