Corona del Mar--Are you ready for some
beach excitement with a cozy, toasty fire in a fire pit at Corona del Mar
State Beach? Visitors love cooking hot dogs and marshmallows in the fire
rings supplied free on a first come first serve basis. While you have to
bring your own wood and food, of course, the beach views and sunsets are
free of charge of every day of the year. Note: Call about the fire rings
before going. There have been attempts to remove them and their
future is not always certain.
Corona del Mar State
Beach offers fantastic, new restroom facilities, a shaded lawn with picnic
tables and BBQ grills, and the sand beach pits lined up in several rows with
ample space between them so your family and friends (or you, alone) can have
the time of your life at the beach.
On a recent, sunny
72-degree day, a man sat beside his fire and enjoyed the views of the sea.
Day or night, you can enjoy the firerings, but nighttime lights up with the
orange glow of fires and delicious smell of fires burning.
To bring wood and stake
out the firepits, its easiest to drive down the hill and pay the parking fee
so you can haul your wood to the nearby rings. But there is free parking on
the hills above. From there you must carry items down a set of steps and
walk a small distance.
32nd Street Beach in Newport Beach
40th Street Beach in Newport Beach
52nd Street Beach in Newport Beach
Back Bays of Balboa Peninsula
Bayside Drive County Beach -in Corona del Mar, at
Boulevard and Fernleaf Avenue. Free street parking. Hours:
6 am to 10 pm.
Crystal Cove State Park - On north side of Laguna Beach, at
the end of Crescent Bay Drive. Free street parking. Open: 6
am to 10 pm. Facilities: Lifeguards and rest rooms.
Corona Del Mar State Beach
- The beach can be reached via an access road near the intersection of
Iris Street and Ocean Boulevard in Corona del Mar.
Lifeguards, restrooms, showers, picnic tables, and fire pits.
Little Corona del Mar Beach in Corona
del Mar, at Ocean Boulevard and Poppy Avenue. Free street parking.
Open: 6 am to 10 pm.
Lookout Point Park is
open to the public and features vistas of the Corona del Mar Main Beach and
the Pacific Ocean. It can accommodate small weddings of 20 people or less.
Newport Beach Municipal Beach next to
Newport Beach Pier
Newport Beach River Jetty Beach
Rocky Point in Corona del Mar, at Ocean
Boulevard and Harbor Channel. Free street parking. Open: 6 am to
Santa Ana River County Beach
Balboa Beach -Newport Beach playgrounds
Bonfire pits and fire rings
in Newport Beach -Corona del Mar
Pet Friendly Newport Beach
policies permit dogs on beaches between 5:01 p.m. and 8:59 a.m.
Playgrounds at the beach
in Newport Beach