Doheny State Beach offers camping in the southern area and day use in the northern area. The beach is a mile north of Interstate 5 at 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive.
Accessible campsites are available. Restrooms with showers are accessible. Accessible parking is available adjacent to the restrooms. The campfire center is accessible.
North Day Use Area. Accessible picnic sites are available in the Promenade and group picnic areas. Accessible restrooms and parking spaces are nearby.
The Doheny State Beach Multi-Use Trail is a .3 mile concrete promenade that meanders thought the park offering great access to multiple day use activities such as picnicking and beach side walking. Accessible parking and restroom facilities are available.
Two beach wheelchairs are available. Call (949) 496-6162 during business hours for information. A wooden boardwalk extends from near the North picnic area about halfway across the beach. Accessible outdoor rinsing showers are available at various locations along the beach.
Visitor Center. Located just south of the entrance station, the visitor center/aquarium structure is generally accessible, as are many of the exhibits. Assistance may be needed and is available to reach some items.
Definitions & Terms
Meets all or most of the current accessibility standards; most visitors with disabilities will not need assistance.
Meets many current codes and has few barriers, but some visitors with disabilities may need assistance.
Meets some current codes but has some barriers; many visitors with disabilities may require assistance.
Describes facilities that have been set aside and usually signed or “designated” accessible because they met accessibility codes when built. Such facilities may vary from newer suggested guidelines in specified ways, and improvements may be planned or ongoing. Minor variations from guidelines are not usually described. This term is often used for parking spaces that are reserved for visitors with disabilities even though there may be minor issues with slope, signage, or size.