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Ocean view at Huntington State Beach
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Ocean view at Huntington State Beach
Description - Huntington State Beach is the site of a nesting sanctuary for the California least tern, a rare and endangered species. The beach is also sanctuary for the threatened snowy plover. This popular beach extends two miles from Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach south to the Santa Ana River on the Newport Beach boundary. Across from the beach is the 114-acre Huntington Beach Wetlands, operated by the Department of Fish and Game.

Attractions - Huntington State Beach is the site of a nesting sanctuary for the California least tern, a rare and endangered species. The beach is also sanctuary for the threatened snowy plover. This popular beach extends two miles from Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach south to the Santa Ana River on the Newport Beach boundary. Across from the beach is the 114-acre Huntington Beach Wetlands, operated by the Department of Fish and Game.

Recreation - The park features a bicycle trail. Surfing, skating and surf fishing are also popular. The park has fire rings for bonfires. Camping is permitted on the Beach.

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.

Location - The beach is located opposite Magnolia Avenue on Pacific Coast Highway.


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Contact Information:
Orange Coast North Sector Headquarters, 18331 Enterprise Lane , Huntington Beach, CA, 92648, Phone: 714-848-1566, Fax: 714-841-7830
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Additional Information:
California Beaches -
Orange County State Parks and Beaches - Orange County lies in Southern California, along the coast between Los Angeles and San Diego. Orange County's state park sites all lie along the coast. Cliff's line the beaches here, which are characterized by broad, level expanses of sand.

Links:
California State Parks - Official agency website.

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