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San Clemente State Beach

Contact Information

(949) 492-3156

Park Hours

6:00am -10:00pm

Max. Trailer Lengths

Trailer: 30 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: 30 Feet

Driving Directions to San Clemente SB

The beach is located near the south end of San Clemente on I-5 (Basilone Road.) The park entrance is reached via the Avenida Calafia exit.

Camping and Lodging

Visitors will be able to reserve campsites and lodging six months in advance from the current date. Bookings may extend from the arrival date to the desired departure date – based on availability and the park’s maximum stay rules.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.


 

 

San Clemente State Beach is located at the south end of the city of San Clemente, California. The area around San Clemente is known for its ocean, hill, and mountain views, a pleasant climate and its Spanish Colonial style architecture. The city slogan is "Spanish Village by the Sea."  Visitors are attracted to the San Clemente area for its intense winds and dramatic location. ENTERANCE GATE IS LOCKED CLOSED FROM 10:00PM- 6:00AM

San Clemente has been a California state beach since 1937 and is popular among water sport enthusiasts, and anyone who wishes to escape from inland heat and nearby metropolitan areas for the day. The beautiful mile long beach stretches between the curling ocean surf and the foot of a steep bluff.



Location-Directions
San Clemente State Beach is located at 225W. Calafia Ave, San Clemente, CA, 92672 in Orange County and is halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego.

Interstate 5 South
Exit Ave. Calafia
Proceed straight onto Ave. Calafia
State Beach entrance will be on your left side in ¼ mile

Interstate 5 North
Exit Cristianitos Road
Turn left and proceed over the freeway
Turn right onto Ave. del Presidente
Turn left onto Ave. Calafia
State Beach entrance will be on your left side in ¼ mile

The entrance to San Clemente State Beach will be locked & closed daily from 10pm until 6am. Please make arrangements prior to your arrival if you need to check in for your reservation after that time.


Available Activities and Facilities at San Clemente State Beach

OVERNIGHT FACILITIES
Family Campsites
Group Campsites
RV Sites w/Hookups
RV Dump Station
RV Access
TRAIL USE
Bike Trails
Hiking Trails
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Historical/Cultural Site
Picnic Areas
Env. Learning/Visitor Center
Exhibits and Programs
Fishing
Interpretive Exhibits
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Beach Area
Swimming
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Windsurfing/Surfing
Family Programs
Geocaching
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Parking
Restrooms / Showers
Restrooms
Outdoor Showers
Drinking Water Available