Laguna Beach, Calif.--Picnic Beach is located below Heisler Park
where picnic tables overlook the beach. One of the easiest beaches to access
because of its larger quantity of metered parking, the beach is
located south of the Laguna Art Museum and Las Brisas
restaurant. If you opt to bring your lunch rather than dine in
the Mexican menu restaurant (serves cocktails, indoor/outdoor
dining and ocean views), Picnic Beach is the spot in Laguna
Beach for shaded, ocean view snacking or dining. Approximately 700 feet in length,
this beach is cozy, but well attended because of the picnic tables and
fantastic shade trees.
Visitors to Picnic Beach in Laguna
Beach enjoy skin and scuba diving, body surfing, and tide pools. Picnic
Beach is popular during the weekends especially and on hot summer days.
Skin divers, scuba divers and families all find Picnic Beach the perfect
place to go.
The table rock area is one area of interest for tide pooling, but becomes
hazardous during high tides and/or surf. Submerged rocks make swimming or
bodysurfing hazardous, especially the southern end of the beach. During
large surf conditions and/or high tide the south rocks are closed. While
Picnic Beach offers stunning sunset views when you step beyond
the shade trees, a beach to the north provides sweeping vistas
with awesome sunsets. Laguna Beach, an artists' colony for
approx. 100 years with inspiration drawn from these vistas an