Salt Creek Beach Park

Parking Lot Closure

The south end of the Salt Creek beach parking lot will be closed from Monday March 6th through Friday March 17th for a special event. Please contact the South Coastal Operations office with any questions.


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

April 3, 2017 
OC Parks 2017 Summer Concert Series

10 free concerts bring Donavon Frankenreiter, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Matt Costa, and a surprise guest to the OC Parks summer stage.


February 27, 2017 
Spring 2017 Scholastic Surfing Class Schedule

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


September 2, 2016 
Fall 2016 Scholastic Surfing Class Schedule

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


January 18, 2017 
Wet Weather Brings Trail Closures

During and after rain, check the Alerts page for information about current trail closures, which may last up to three days following significant rain.


September 29, 2016 
Park Hours Change Starting Nov. 6

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


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