Huntington Beach Outdoor Activities

An endless summer gives way to endless fun in Huntington Beach, where there’s never a shortage of ways to get outdoors and get moving. With some of the most gorgeous and pristine coastal areas in the country – not to mention impeccable weather year-round –Huntington Beach is all about relishing in the great outdoors. Huntington Beach is welcoming to everyone, whether you're an experienced surfer or you'd rather spend all day kayaking in the calm Huntington Harbour waters. We invite you to step outside of your comfort zone and explore the many outdoor activities that Surf City USA® has to offer.

Activities at the Beach in Huntington Beach 

There are five beaches in Huntington Beach that provide various beach activities. With consistent waves and wide-open beaches, Huntington Beach offers remarkable surfing conditions and beach volleyball. Enjoy complimentary beach volleyball courts on Huntington State Beach, Huntington City Beach, and Bolsa Chica State Beach while soaking up the sunshine. Or achieve tranquility with Yoga on the Beach while breathing in the ocean air as you flow through yoga poses. End your beach day with friends and family at one of the 500 beach bonfire pits in Huntington Beach, and cook up s'mores and hot dogs while watching the sunset. 

Explore more of Huntington Beach while biking, running, walking, or roller skating on the paved beach path along the Surf City USA coastline. This ADA-accessible beach path has beach concessionaires lined up the path offering bike and beach rentals and food and an all-inclusive playground

Activities on the water in Huntington Beach 

There are many ways to enjoy the waters of Huntington Beach. Charter a private boat for a fishing excursion, cruise along in a Duffy boat, venture out with a friend by kayak or give stand-up paddleboarding go-the open water awaits you. 

Recreational Activities in Huntington Beach 

Throughout Huntington Beach enjoy the four dedicated pickleball courts at Worthy Park, an 18-hole disc golf course, Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center that offers horseback riding, and two skate parks, Vans Huntington Beach Skatepark and Edison Park Skatepark, and the Huntington Beach Sports Complex with softball fields overlaid with soccer fields and batting cages. 

Activities in Nature in Huntington Beach

With over seventy parks and playgrounds in Huntington Beach, get back to nature with a leisurely walk, challenging hike, relaxing picnic, or a well-deserved afternoon siesta. Explore the largest city-owned park in Orange County, Huntington Central Park, or Shipley Nature Center, a charming place where one can imagine what life was like in Huntington Beach over a century ago. And discover the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, the largest saltwater marsh along the coast of California and the most well-known local wetlands with five miles of walking trails and tons of bird watching opportunities. 

Sunrise with Birds flying in front of sun
Sunrise with Birds flying in front of sun