Dana Point Harbor

Dana Point Harbor
34551 Puerto Place
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-923-2280
southcoastops@ocparks.com

There are no specific operating hours for the harbor itself, but a 10:00 p.m. curfew law is enforced at all beaches.

There are no fees at this time for vehicles to park at the harbor. Boater must check in with the Orange County Harbor Patrol at (714)248-2222.

Panoramic views abound in the natural cove that author and seaman Richard Henry Dana called, "The only romantic spot on the coast." Dana landed here during the hide trading days of the 1830's and described the charm of the steep cliff cove in his renowned book, TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST. In the days of the square rigged sailing ships, the rugged cove was known as BAHIA CAPISTRANO and was the major port between San Diego and Santa Barbara. It seemed only natural that this scenic cove was destined to become one of the most beautiful recreational harbors on the west coast.

News

October 27, 2014 
Park Hours Change Starting Nov. 2

The clocks fall back early Nov. 2, marking the end of daylight saving time and OC Parks’ spring-summer operating schedule. Wilderness parks close at sunset and most regional parks close at 6 p.m. for the fall and winter.


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