Bolsa Chica State Beach RV & Campground Guide


Located north of Huntington Beach and south of Sunset Beach, Bolsa Chica State Beach is on the Pacific Coast Highway, also known as Highway 1. The beach is 3 miles long, starting at Warner Avenue and extending south to Seapoint Avenue. Offshore, you may see California round stingrays, Pacific bottlenose dolphins, gray whales, and California sea lions. Many migratory waterfowl and shorebirds visit this area, including brown pelicans, western snowy plover, and the endangered California least tern. Sand crabs and beach hoppers reproduce along the shoreline. The weather at Bolsa Chica State Beach is sunny with relatively mild temperatures nearly all year-round.

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Spring 53-74 F
Summer 63-83 F
Fall 54-83 F
Winter 48-70 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Bolsa Chica State Beach

There are affordable camping opportunities in and around Bolsa Chica State Beach, including both tent and RV sites. If spending the night in a sleeping bag is not your thing, then maybe you would prefer the comforts of an RV. If you don't privately own an RV, consider renting one from RVshare, where you can decide on any size of rig that can accommodate your needs. All rentals come with nationwide insurance, 24/7 roadside assistance, and an exceptional team dedicated to serving you.

Bolsa Chica State Beach has 50 campsites with electric and water hookups for self-contained RVs. The campground has outdoor showers, restrooms, and picnic tables near each site. Since Bolsa Chica State Beach is a popular place, drawing in hundreds of thousands of people daily, the campground can fill up fast, so here are a few alternative campgrounds.

Waterfront RV Park

Located off Newland Street in Huntington Beach, Waterfront RV Park is a 6-mile drive from Bolsa Chica State Beach. The site can accommodate 45-foot-long RVs. Here, you can splash around in the ocean, build a sandcastle, and swim. After you're done with beach activities, you can take a stroll on the Huntington Beach Pier.

• Water hookup: Yes 

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: No

• Other amenities: Laundry facility, swimming pool, billiards, spa, clubhouse

Seabreeze RV Resort

Positioned at the Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Seabreeze RV Resort features 85 sites with 50x20-foot concrete pads. The resort is just a 5-mile drive from Bolsa Chica State Beach. Amenities within walking distance of the resort's picnic area include barbecue grills, horseshoe pits, a sand volleyball court, and a children's playground. There are beaches, amusement parks, marinas, and shopping malls near this park.

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: DirecTV, dump station, free laundry facility, fitness center

Stone Villa RV Park

Los Angeles is 40 miles north via the 405 Freeway, and San Diego is 80 miles south from Stone Villa RV Park. The park is a 10-mile drive from Bolsa Chica State Beach and very near to Newport Beach, John Wayne Airport, and shopping. Stone Villa offers weekly and monthly overnight stays for self-contained RVs. Disneyland, Newport Harbor, a coastline of beaches, and other Orange County attractions are nearby.

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: Yes

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Telephone hookups, laundry room, USPS mailbox room

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What to Do at
Bolsa Chica State Beach

Inside Bolsa Chica State Beach

Bolsa Chica State Beach is not just a hot spot for campers. Many tourists come here for the beach scene, water sports, and more. This 3-mile stretch of beach attracts lovers of the outdoors who enjoy picnicking, swimming, surfing, and surf fishing. 

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How to Get to
Bolsa Chica State Beach

Bolsa Chica State Beach is located off Highway 1 near Huntington Beach, California. To get there, travel north on Highway 1 and follow signs to the beach. 

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Entering Bolsa Chica State Beach

Bolsa Chica State Beach's operating hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday. However, the gate closes at 9:00 p.m.

Bolsa Chica State Beach Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $15.0

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Frequently Asked Questions About Bolsa Chica State Beach

What is the best time of year to visit Bolsa Chica State Beach?

With its location in Orange County, California, Bolsa Chica State Park is great any time of year. The temperatures are in the 60 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter and in the 70s and 80s in the summer.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Bolsa Chica State Beach?

The most fascinating wildlife to be found at the park include the grunion, which run at night during new and full moons. It is also a great place to watch the sea gulls, sand pipers, ducks, herons, and egrets.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Bolsa Chica State Beach?

There are 50 designated RV campsites at Bolsa Chica State Park with electric and water hookups. There are picnic tables, fire rings, an outdoor shower facility, and restrooms. Your RV must be self-contained.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Bolsa Chica State Beach and what is the cost?

You need to go on the California State Parks site to reserve a camping spot at Bolsa Chica State Park. They allow trailers up to 40 feet in length, and the fee is $55 to $65 a night.

Are pets allowed at Bolsa Chica State Beach?

Dogs are not allowed on the sand at the beach. They can be on the multi-use trail if they are on a leash. There are other rules for qualified service animals.