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This state beach is located on Pacific Coast Highway, stretching for two miles between Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach south and the Santa Ana River on the boundary with Newport Beach. Huntington is the most popular beach in town, and it’s a great place to spend a day surfing, swimming, fishing, taking a stroll by the water, or doing absolutely nothing in the shade of your umbrella. There are all sorts of facilities for those who cannot sit still and do nothing, from volleyball courts and basketball courts to hiking and biking trails. Huntington Beach State Park is one of the best things to do in Huntington Beach, California.
A paved trail goes for 8.5 miles, connecting Huntington Beach and Bolsa Chica beach. Huntington State Beach is a popular surfing beach, especially in late spring, summer, and the fall, when swells come from the south to produce prime waves. Swimming is fun but the strong current and rip tides make it risky for non-swimmers. Fishermen love Huntington Beach, especially in the summer during Grunion Run, when large crowds enjoy catching fish with their bare hands.
21601 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92646, 714-536-1454
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