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  Bolsa Chica State Beach Photos - Orange County California Beaches
Operated by the State of California Parks, it includes firepits for bonfires and sits along Pacific Coast Highway directly across the street from the Bolsa Chica wetlands or Bolsa Chica Ecological Preserve.
Bolsa Chica State Beach is a favored location for fishing, family gatherings such as picnics and cook-outs and RV camping.
The largest RV beach facility for a 35-mile distance north or south from Dockweiler Beach in Los Angeles to Doheny Beach in Dana Point, camping at this beach is popular because of the convenient location and close proximity to Los Angeles, Hollywood, Disneyland and San Diego.
www.beachcalifornia.com /bolsa.html   (455 words)

  
 Huntington State Beach Lifeguard Association
The Huntington State Beach Lifeguard Association (HSBLA) is a subdivision of the California State Lifeguard Association (CSLA) and supports the 100+ California State Lifeguards stretched along Huntington and Bolsa Chica State Beaches.
State lifeguards performed the single most historic marshalling of lifeguard resources in California history in May 1995, when the County of Los Angeles removed their lifeguard service from eight State owned, but County operated beaches.
Bolsa Chica State Beach www.statelifeguards.com Bolsa Chica State Beach extends from Pacific Coast Highway at Golden West to Pacific Coast Highway at Warner Ave.This beach is popular for surfing, bodyboarding, swimming, bike riding, windsurfing, fishing, and more.
www.statelifeguards.com   (5543 words)

  
  Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve Wetlands in Huntington Beach for Tourists
Bolsa Chica Interpretive Center is your first stop in a walking tour of the wetlands if you are seeking literature to guide you along the way.
Long Beach and Signal Hill were known as the Bay of Smokes for the signals sent between the mainland and the islands and it is not unlikely that the sphere of influence and travel extended to the Bolsa Chica mesa region.
Beginning in 2001, the restoration of 550 acres of historic Bolsa Chica lowlands was proposed with groundbreaking of restoration construction slated for Fall 2004.
www.huntingtonbeachevents.com /conserv.html   (1553 words)

  
 HotBox Isses! - Coasts - California - Sierra Club
The 1,700-acre Bolsa Chica wetlands ecosystem is located along the coast in Huntington Beach, Orange County, across the street from Bolsa Chica State Beach.
Bolsa Chica serves as a rich and varied habitat refuge for wildlife and humans.
The 1,700-acre Bolsa Chica wetlands and mesas, located along the coast in Huntington Beach, are the subject of intense development pressures.
www.sierraclub.org /ca/coasts/hotbox/bolsachica.asp   (434 words)

  
 Controversy Grows Over Wetlands Restoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
HUNTINGTON BEACH Controversy is growing around a massive $100 million project that would return ocean tides to the Bolsa Chica wetlands, in the largest and most expensive wetlands restoration project in Southern California history.
But beach advocates fear a 360-foot inlet would alter permanently the sands and waves of Bolsa Chica State Beach, one of the cleanest in the county.
Now state and federal officials are moving ahead with plans to restore a motley mosaic of marsh and oil fields to a stately expanse of pools and mud flats, resembling the historic wetlands that lined the coast before freeways and oceanfront condos.
www.colorado.edu /Economics/morey/4545/articles-s/lessner.html   (1040 words)

  
 Huntington Beach - Official City Web site - Faqs
The fire pits are located at City Beach, south of the Pier (536-5281), Huntington State Beach (536-1454), and Bolsa Chica State Beach (846-3460).
No dogs are allowed on or upon that beach area bounded by the Beach Service Road and the Pacific Ocean (the sand), including the water, except at Dog Beach, which extends from the northern curb line of 22nd Street to Seapoint Avenue.
The pass is also valid at the off-street metered lots on the ocean side at Goldenwest, the metered lot adjacent to the Warner Fire Station boat ramp, at the meters from Beach Blvd. to the border of Bolsa Chica State Beach, and in the Pier Plaza parking lots.
www.ci.huntington-beach.ca.us /faqs/faq1.cfm   (1323 words)

  
 Bolsa Chica State Beach California Campgrounds, Camping and RV Parks
Bolsa Chica State Beach is a popular place for surf fishing for perch, corbina, croaker, cabezon and sand shark.
Bolsa Chica State Beach extends three miles from Seal Beach to Huntington Beach City Pier.
Across the road from the beach is the 1,000-acre Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, operated by the California Deptartment of Fish and Game.
2getgold.com /california/campgrounds/orange/bolsa_chica_sb.htm   (257 words)

  
 Huntington Beach - Official City Web site - Residents - Recreation and Culture - Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
In reality, Bolsa Chica State Park and Reserve soon appears and at this moment, the visitor's vision is captivated by one and a half miles of the Pacific Ocean's stunning shoreline on one side, and a three hundred and fifty acre marine estuary on the other.
Bolsa Chica lies along the Pacific flyway, the primary route for migrating birds traveling between Alaska and South America.
Huntington Pier is far more than a beach; it is the epicenter of the city featuring an endless array of sports competitions, dance performances, outdoor concerts plus shops and eateries all within walking distance.
www.ci.huntington-beach.ca.us /Residents/Recreation_culture/beach.cfm   (2272 words)

  
 Bolsa Chica State Beach - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bolsa Chica State Beach is a public beach managed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
State law requires a fishing permit for adults, and the fish must be caught by hand.
The Bolsa Chica State Ecological Reserve is located across the busy Pacific Coast Highway from the beach and is a popular spot for birdwatching.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bolsa_Chica_State_Beach   (219 words)

  
 The Bolsa Chica Land Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Bolsa Chica Land Trust was formed in 1992 by a small group of Californians who believed that one of the last standing wetlands ecosystems in Southern California was worth preserving for future generations.
The mission of the Bolsa Chica Land Trust is to acquire, restore and preserve the entire 1700 acres of the mesa, lowlands and wetlands of the Bolsa Chica.
The preservation of the entire Bolsa Chica is necessary to maintain biodiversity and sensitive treatment of this coastal park environment.
www.bolsachicalandtrust.org /home-1.html   (250 words)

  
 Discover OC: At one with nature in Bolsa Chica | bolsa, chica, reserve - OCRegister.com
The Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve extends along the east side of Pacific Coat Highway in the city of Huntington Beach, from Warner Avenueon the north to Seapoint Avenueon the south.
You'll learn why Huntington Beach is considered one of the best birding spots in the United States and how Bolsa Chica is a vital link in the "river of birds" that migrate north to south on the Pacific Flyway.
And because Bolsa Chica is subject to Southern California's marine-layer effect, stow a lightweight windbreaker in your daypack to ward off the chill until the sun breaks through, usually by mid-morning.
www.ocregister.com /ocregister/discoveroc/placestogo/article_1256887.php   (1513 words)

  
 CalCoast News - Wetlands Restoration
He has said that he is doubtful the state agency will have the information before the hearing Tuesday, but believes the commission could work out a compromise with the federal wildlife service by issuing an approval contingent upon receiving the information at a future date.
A wider bridge, which would take land away from the state beach, is inconsistent with the state's Coastal Act, he said.
State parks officials also worry about the impact on ocean water quality at Bolsa Chica State Beach, which is visited by more than 2 million people annually.
www.calcoast.org /news/wetlands110701.htm   (875 words)

  
 Campground Details - Bolsa Chica SB, California - ReserveAmerica
Across the road from the beach is the 1,000-acre Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, operated by the California Dept. of Fish and Game.
State Parks will work with the contractor to limit these issues, but campers are advised that they should expect to be impacted by these issues.
The entrance to the beach is on Pacific Coast Highway, about one and a half miles south of Warner Avenue.
reserveamerica.com /jsp/commonpage.jsp?goto=/usa/ca/bols/newindex.html   (351 words)

  
 Bolsa Chica SB
Bolsa Chica State Beach is a popular place for surf fishing for perch, corbina, croaker, cabezon and sand shark.
The beach extends from Seapoint Avenue north to Warner Avenue along Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach.
Bolsa Chica State Beach is having a license free surf fishing clinic Saturday, September 22nd
www.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=642   (528 words)

  
 Huntington Beach, California photos and information for Surf City, USA
BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH is operated by the California State Parks system.
Bolsa Chica State Beach contains a bikeway that connects it with Huntington State Beach, seven miles south.
Wildlife and bird watching are popular activities available across the road from the beach at the 1,000-acre Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, operated by the California Department of Fish and Game.
www.surfcitycalifornia.com /bolsa.html   (469 words)

  
 Bolsa Chica BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH Location/Directions: The beach is on Pacific Coast Highway
Bolsa Chica BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH Location/Directions: The beach is on Pacific Coast Highway
BOLSA CHICA STATE BEACH is located on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach, California, between Golden West Street and Warner Avenue.
Bolsa Chica State Beach features bathrooms, concessions with food, a paved bike and jog path, fire rings for barbeques (first come, first serve basis), a paved parking lot and sand beaches.
www.stockteam.com /bolsa.html   (470 words)

  
 homes for sale in Huntington Beach, CA beach city real estate new homes along the Orange County, CA with home inventory ...
Huntington State Beach is a gorgeous wide, straight beach that runs along the south edge of Pacific Coast Highway and is situated between Brookhurst Street and Beach Boulevard.
Bolsa Chica State Beach also runs along the southern edge of Pacific Coast Highway and extends from Goldenwest Street to Warner Avenue.
Dog Beach is one of the few beaches around where you can run your pet without a leash and enjoy the ambiance of beach city living, as well as a morning or afternoon running free with your dog at the water's edge.
www.homesforsalehuntingtonbeach.com /huntington_beach.shtml   (598 words)

  
 Bolsa Chica State Beach
The park which includes approximately 165 acres of beach, is known for its large summer surf.
Wide, golden sand beaches, great surfing opportunities, salt water sport fishing, birding (Bolsa Chica State Beach has a wide sandy beach to the south and a stunning wetland ecological reserve to the north) clamming, volleyball, cook outs, bicycling, roller blading, skating, jogging and wide open spaces.
Bolsa Chica State Beach is within urban settings, close to shopping, movie theaters, restaurants, etc. Fast food vendors are open during summer hours and as well as skate rentals and other beach equipment.
www.goodtime.net /hbe/lchbe065.htm   (314 words)

  
 EPA Region 9: Featured Stories
The Bolsa Chica Lowlands Restoration Project is in Orange County, California, adjacent to the City of Huntington Beach (see Figure 1, below).
The purpose of the project is to restore portions of the wetland ecosystem of the Bolsa Chica lowlands.
Hydrologic connections will be made to Outer Bolsa Bay adjacent to the tide gates at the mouth of the Flood Control Channel, inasmuch as the water quality within the Flood Control Channel is unsuitable for wetland restoration.
www.epa.gov /region09/features/bolsa-chica/projectDescription.html   (954 words)

  
 beachparty
A beach, a bonfire, a beautiful moonrise...wild witches toast marshmallows, bbq their dinner, and sing the praises of the fertile ocean and her moon mistress of tides...
Bolsa Chica State Beach is in Huntington Beach, on Pacific Coast Highway between Golden West and Warner.
Restrooms at the beach were under remodel when we last visited the beach (in August).
www.mothermountain.org /2002beachparty.html   (348 words)

  
 Campground Details - BOLSA CHICA SB, Ca - ReserveAmerica
Season for Peak Fees: 03/01-11/31 Bolsa Chica State Beach is a popular place for surf fishing for perch,corbina, croaker, cabezon and sand shark.
Across the road from the beach is the 1,000-acre Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, operated by the California Dept. of Fish and Game.
The entrance to the beach is on Pacific Coast Highway, about one and a half miles south of Warner Avenue.
www.reserveamerica.com /jsp/commonpage.jsp?goto=/usa/ca/bols/newindex.html   (250 words)

  
 Wetlands at Bolsa Chica in Huntington Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The wetlands at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve include a bridge, walking trails to observe birds near the Pacific Ocean in Huntington Beach, California and thousands of plants, birds and animals to enjoy at this natural wetlands area.
Wetlands in Huntington Beach are located in an area called Bolsa Chica.
It is an ecological reserve for endangered and protected birds across Highway 1 overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Bolsa Chica State Beach.
www.surfcitycalifornia.com /wetlands.html   (630 words)

  
 Bolsa Chica Wetlands Celebrates Tidal Reopening With the Return of 'Running is for the Birds' 5K/10K Race
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Oct. 6, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The popular "Running is for the Birds" 5K/10K race returns October 7, 2006 to raise money for the Amigos de Bolsa Chica Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation, founded to promote preservation, restoration and maintenance of the wetlands, as well as public education about the ecosystem.
The Bolsa Chica Wetlands Ecological Reserve recently enjoyed a reopening of the wetlands to the Pacific Ocean via a tidal inlet in August, marking a successful stage in one of the state's largest environmental restoration projects.
The Amigos de Bolsa Chica were one of several local conservation groups who contributed to the project's completion.
www.primezone.com /newsroom/news.html?d=106409   (618 words)

  
 Bosa Chica Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Huntington Beach, across PCH from Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve.
Bolsa Chica is very family-friendly, with wide sand and 64 overnight campsites with fire rings spaced along the beach.
Snack bar concessions are found along the beach.
www.rockcitynews.com /pages/california/ocbeaches/bolsachica.html   (85 words)

  
 Huntington, Newport, Sunset Beach
Bolsa Chica Beach to the Santa Ana River
Beach parking is available on the left before you pass the pier.
Turn left on PCH about 1.5 miles on the right is a stop light with the entrance to Bolsa Chica State Beach and parking.
www.biketrails.com /ocbeach.html   (347 words)

  
 Bolsa Chica Beach State Park, a California State Park near Alhambra, Anaheim, Azusa, Bell Gardens, Bellflower
Also popular is in the summer is bare-handed fishing for California grunion, a species that only spawns on sandy southern California beaches.
Across the road from the beach is the 1,000-acre Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, operated by the California Department of Fish and Game.
The beach extends from Pacific Coast Highway at Golden West to Pacific Coast Highway at Warner Ave.
www.stateparks.com /bolsa_chica_beach.html   (399 words)

  
 Meetings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The current municipal code states that no commercial business can be conducted on the beach without a permit issued by Dan's office.
The Lifeguards had noticed a substantial increase in the number of kiters and lessons taking place at the beach over the past year, so they had contacted Dan who then sent out a "request for proposal" to everyone he thought would be in interested in applying for concession.
Every third Saturday of the month is Justin Rudd's 30 minute Beach Clean up at Belmont at 10am, and Seal Beach does a Cleanup on the 4th Saturday of every month at noon in the first street parking lot.
www.scka.org /meetings.htm   (1140 words)

  
 The Fort MacArthur Museum Association: Bolsa Chica Beach Panama Mounts
The Panama Mounts at Bolsa Chica State Beach
If you look carefully as you walk along the trails of the Bolsa Chica wetlands reserve in Huntington beach, you might stumble across the two large concrete Panama style mounts for two of Fort MacArthur's southern most batteries.
For more information about the restoration and interpretation programs at this location, the Bolsa Chica Stewards meet the 2nd Saturday of each month at the trailer across from the fire station at Pacific Coast Highway and Warner.
www.ftmac.org /BolsaChicaPanama.htm   (235 words)

  
 Bolsa Chica State Beach
Six miles of wide sandy beach are backed by an asphalt bike path that connects with the Santa Ana River Trail to the southeast.
An RV campground, with water, electrical hookups, and a dump station, is at the south end of the beach.
Accessible restrooms are in the RV and picnic areas at the south end of the parking lot.
ceres.ca.gov /coastalconservancy/Wheel/orngpage/1_seal/bols_state.html   (210 words)

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