Huntington City Beach
This stretch of sand sits along the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) between Goldenwest St. and Beach Blvd, and it’s a great chance to see professional surfers surf while you catch some sun. Huntington City Beach offers various amenities such as volleyball courts, bonfire pits, and of course the iconic Huntington Beach Pier spanning 1,850 feet in length. Our pier sits in the heart of Huntington Beach and allows visitors and locals alike to experience the breathtaking views amidst the sounds of crashing waves and the ocean breeze. Enjoy an oceanfront view of Huntington City Beach at one of Huntington Beach's oceanfront hotels.
Huntington City Beach is open from 5 am to 10 pm. The City Beach provides ample parking, such as the Promenade parking structure and the pier plaza in Parking lots can be found north and south of the Huntington Beach Pier for $2.00 per hour with a $15 daily maximum. There's also plenty of metered parking along Pacific Coast Highway. Please note parking rates are subject to change at any time without notice. For more information about Huntington City Beach parking, click here.
You'll find public restrooms, outdoor showers, wheelchair accessibility,a Visitor Information Kiosk, beach volleyball courts, surfboard and bicycle rentals, RV camping October-May, a paved beach path, and 100 beach bonfires available on a first-come, first-served basis. Fire rings begin in front of Pacific City (between First and Huntington streets) and dot the sand to the south. Pro tip: Arrive early to claim one during peak season.
Huntington City Beach holds numerous special events, from large to small. Check out some of our signature events below.
Measuring 1,850 feet in length, the iconic Huntington Beach Pier is one of the longest piers on the West Coast. Jutting out into the Pacific Ocean at the intersection of Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway, it symbolizes the heart of Huntington Beach and is the most photographed spot in town. For more information about the pier, click here.
Other Beaches Near Huntington City Beach
Huntington State Beach
Huntington State Beach is a 121-acre beach stretching from Beach Boulevard to the Santa Ana River jetty, where surfing is restricted during the high season. The beach is popular with swimmers, bodysurfers, and boogie boarders.
Huntington Dog Beach
Huntington Dog Beach is a great place for dogs to play and get some exercise. This stretch of sand along the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) between Seapoint Avenue and 21st Street gives your dog a chance to run free with other beach-loving pets. Plus, it’s a nice way for you to enjoy the view of Surf City.
Bolsa Chica State Beach
Bolsa Chica State Beach, with its 3 miles of uninterrupted coastline and endless summer weather, is the perfect place for recreation. Surfers and bikers can enjoy their favorite sports on the beach. The beach also features bonfire pits and volleyball nets, so friends and families can gather to relax in the sun.
The quiet, seaside community of Sunset Beach is a charming California beach town that many still dream about. It has one of the widest beaches in all of Orange County and a 14-acre park called the Green Belt, where residents tend to their dogs and children enjoy the playground.