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San Clemente State Beach

San Clemente State Beach is located near the south end of San Clemente off I-5. The park entrance is reached via the Avenida Calafia exit. Phone 949-492-3156.

Four tent sites and three full hook-up sites are accessible. Accessible restrooms with showers and adjacent accessible parking spaces are nearby.

Picnic Area
North Day Use Area. Accessibly located and designed picnic sites are available. They include water and fire grills. Restrooms and parking are also accessible.

The Multi-Use Trail provides a 1/4 mile accessible route from the Avenita Del Presedente Ave. pedestrian entrance and links the campground, day use parking and campfire center. The trail is constructed of compacted soil.

The Butterfly Trail provides a short, less than 1/4 mile, accessible pathway through a eucalyptus grove between the entry station and campfire center. The trail is constructed of compacted soil.

Beach/Shore Access
Beach wheelchairs are available. Contact park entrance kiosk at arrival to arrange for use and delivery to campsite. North beach access trail is the less steep of the two trails to beach, but transport for chair and rider in park vehicle may be arranged.

Visitor Center. Visitor Center. Information on the history of San Clemente and of the San Clemente beach is generally accessible in the visitor center. Accessible restroom and parking are available in the adjacent day use lot.

Definitions & Terms
Meets all or most of the current accessibility standards; most visitors with disabilities will not need assistance.
Generally accessible
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.
Designated accessible
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.

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