Doheny Campground

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About Doheny Campground

Description

Doheny State Beach Campground is located at the southern part of this state beach. The campground has 122 campsites, with campsites 37-94 being the most popular. The closer you can get to the front of this campground the better, as that will ensure you are as close as can be to prime beachfront real estate and further away from the dull roar of Amtrak trains in the back. The Read more...
Doheny State Beach Campground is located at the southern part of this state beach. The campground has 122 campsites, with campsites 37-94 being the most popular. The closer you can get to the front of this campground the better, as that will ensure you are as close as can be to prime beachfront real estate and further away from the dull roar of Amtrak trains in the back. The campsites here have access to showers, restrooms, picnic tables, fire pits and last but not least...the beach! Doheny is a popular spot though, so beware that it can get crowded and be sure to claim your spot early.
Fires are allowed
Potable water is available
Pets are allowed
  • Listing type: Public
  • No. of sites: 114
  • Phone: (949) 496-6172
  • Accessible by: Drive
  • Accommodation: Tent Only, Tent, Vehicles & RVs
Toilets
Showers
Picnic table
RV sanitation
Trash
RV hookup
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Surfing
Swimming
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

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Hipcamper Eric

The campsites view tends to be blocked by sand hills. The daily camp area is open from 6am to 10pm. You can back your rear wheels to the sand. In high tide, the sea come within 50 feet of your coach. Outstanding!

Hipcamper Brian

Toughest campground in the state to get into. Last minute cancels sometimes, but tight spots to get into for anything over 22'.

Hipcamper Susan

If you can score a spot on the beachfront, you'll the most amazing view and a campfire right on the sand!

Hipcamper Brie

This campsite is right on the beach. Beautiful location, easy access to the dana point harbor. Would recommend bringing bikes.

Hipcamper Jack

Reserve early and enjoy truly camping on the sand. The shore break here is often brutal just in front of the campsites - like, so rough even adults would not enjoy it. But a short walk north takes you to a much calmer section of coastline. We rented a 4-person pedal-powered surrey and cruised around for a couple of hours one afternoon. We generally like to "get away" a bit more, but for beach camping these days, this is hard to beat.

Park
Doheny State Beach
State
California
Phone Number
(949) 496-6172
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
33.462° N, 117.681° W
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