Salt Creek Beach Park


Salt Creek Beach Park 
33333 S. Pacific Coast Hwy.
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949)923-2280 or (949)923-2283
southcoastops@ocparks.com

Open Daily: 5 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Parking consists of pay and display parking $1/hour year round. Or, an annual County beach parking decal, available at the Sailing & Events Center (949) 923-2215 in Dana Point Harbor.

Activities

A child lifts a surfboard into the water at Salt Creek Beach.Salt Creek Beach Park is a popular surfing location. A small, offshore reef creates some of the best left swells along the entire coastline. Swimming, body surfing, sunbathing and tidepool exploration (all tidepool inhabitants are protected) are other beach activities.

Convenience structures include restroom facilities with outside showers and a paved parking area. A beach concession building, open in the spring and summer, offers quick food and beach supplies.

News

December 23, 2013 
2014 Salt Creek Beach Adult Surf Contest Schedule

  • Jan. 25-26: NSSA
  • March 29–30: WSA
  • June 14-16: NSSA Championships
  • Sept. 27: Cosmic Creek
  • Oct. 4–5: Battle of the Paddle
  • Nov. 22, 7 a.m.-4p.m.: Ritz – Surfing Santa
  • Dec. 13-14: Surfing America

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.


June 20, 2014 
Scholastic Surfing Classes Conducted at Salt Creek

Capistrano Unified School District conducts surfing classes for students at Salt Creek Beach througout the school year. The beach remains open to the public during these times. Please see the links below for days and times the beach may be affected.

Fall 2014 Schedule (revised 10/17)
Spring 2015 Schedule


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None currently scheduled.