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Doheny State Beach, Dana Point

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Hang ten at Doheny State Beach, popular for its good surfing conditions, picnic and barbeque facilities, volleyball courts, and campgrounds. California's first state beach, this family-friendly area features tide pools and a visitor center, where you can learn about local marine life that includes abalones, anemones, sea bass, crabs, dolphins, seals, morays, sea urchins, octopuses, stingrays, and even Great White sharks. Wear footwear appropriate for rocky coastal terrain. The beach offers restrooms and showers for public use. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Dana Point fast, fun, and easy.
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  • We have grandkids, this beach is extremely safe, the beach is sandy & picnic tables are available. The scenery is not bad either. 
    We have grandkids, this beach is extremely safe, the beach is sandy & picnic tables are available. The scenery is not bad either.  more »
  • Good for kids because the water stays shallow for a long ways out but sand is pretty rocky so wear your water shoes. 
    Good for kids because the water stays shallow for a long ways out but sand is pretty rocky so wear your water shoes.  more »

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