Huntington State Beach
Three Popular Beaches in Huntington Beach, California
Huntington State Beach is a heavily protected public beach in Southern California, found in the City of Huntington Beach just north of Newport Beach. It extends 2 miles to Beach Boulevard, where the Huntington City Beach starts. The park was opened in 1942. This is one of California's most popular beaches as it offers a wide variety of scenery including ocean bluffs and the infamous " Doughnut Hole".
There are several State Parks in California. There are some great California state beaches as well. However, Huntington State Beach is unique because of its long stretch of sand dunes with waterfalls and brush lands surrounded by palm trees. This unique landscape provides excellent views of the Pacific Ocean.
The park has several attractions including the historic Santa Barbara Yacht Club, which offers a variety of activities for people of all ages. There is also the Huntington Yacht Club Lodge, which is the oldest on the west coast. The beach is about a mile long wide sandy beach with shaded areas and picnic areas.
The Santa Rosa Yacht Club features sailboats, catamarans and other watercraft with comfortable seating and a restaurant. The Yacht Club Lodge is also known for its fishing and other summer activities. The wilder ranch state park north of San Diego has a beautiful seven miles long sandy beach and playground.
The large campground offers two day-use parking area near the beach and picnic tables and fire rings. This is the biggest campground in Huntington Beach. Other attractions include the San Diego-based aquariumarium, Thomas the Tank Engine Walking Trail, and the Six Flags Over Huntington State Park. Six Flags Over Huntington State Park was designed to replicate the California natural landscape.
The beaches at both ends of the creek have beautiful accommodations such as Holiday Inn's Peapod Island Condo and the Hard Rock Hotel. They have all of the modern conveniences including air conditioning and TV. The main attraction for visitors is the Santa Barbara channel caters to couples wanting a private ocean side honeymoon or an active family day-use park. Both have comfortable accommodations and access to the creek and beaches.
Westport-Union Landing State Park is located on a peninsula that separates the cities of San Diego and Pacifica. It is bordered on one side by the Pacific Ocean and on the other by the Huntington Beach city seawater. The peninsula is about ten miles long. It is not well patronized by tourists but has some small town activities such as ice skating in winter, miniature golf, and picnic tables.
The second most popular destination is Gaviota State Park just north of the small town of Gaviota. It is a much larger park with different types of trails. It has access to the Santa Barbara Channel, but not the Pacific Ocean. It also has access to the south-facing beach of Gaviota. This park offers access to picnic areas, swimming beaches, hiking trails, and has many different species of birds and animals.
The third most popular destination is Huntington Beach. This is located a bit closer to the large ocean and sandy beaches. This beach is considered day-use only since all boardwalk and restaurants have a fee. It is very popular with surfers and fisherman who fish the same creek that has the famous gaviota beach on its western end.
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