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Planning your trip to Doheny State Beach

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BASICS

Doheny State Beach has 122 sites for car and RV campers. The 33 beachfront campsites run $35 a night from March 1 through Nov. 30; otherwise, it's $30 a night. The 89 inland campsites go for $25 or $20. Maximum eight people per site. One vehicle and a tow-in vehicle are included in the overnight fee; a second vehicle costs $10. There's one hike-and-bike campsite for $3 a night; one night only. Doheny's first group campsite is under construction. There's a dump station and water for RVs, but no campsite hookups. Day use runs $10 daily per vehicle. If a "Park Full" sign is posted, it's OK to park outside the park and arrive on foot.

DRIVE TIME

The beach is less than two miles from Interstate 5 at 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629. Take Exit 79 toward Pacific Coast Highway, turn left on Dana Point Harbor Drive and follow the signs.

TO LEARN MORE

California State Parks, (800) 777-0369, www.parks.ca.gov; Doheny State Beach, (949) 496-6172, www.dohenystatebeach.org.

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