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San Clemente State Beach

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Contact Information

(949) 492-3156

Trailer Lengths

Max Trailer Length: 30 Feet
Max Camper Length: 30 Feet

Park Hours

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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.

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Camping and Lodging

Online reservations are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations can be made 7 months in advance on the first day of the month beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST via the website, by mail, or by calling the toll free telephone number at 1-800-444-7275. Due to seasonal volume, access to the ReserveAmerica website and the telephone line may at times be limited.

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Upcoming Park Events

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San Clemente State Beach is located at the south end of the city of San Clemente, California. The area around San Clemente it 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.

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 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