Ocean water bacteria levels meet state health standards.
Ocean water is closed due to sewage contaminated water.
Newport Beach, Balboa and Corona Del Mar Area Amenities
|Santa Ana River*|
|Newport Beach Pier*|
|Upper Newport Bay|
|Corona Del Mar*|
|Crystal Cove Park*|
Most lifeguard staffing is seasonal – June 23 to Labor Day Weekend
* Note: expect to pay for parking at most Orange County beaches
Dogs on the Beach: visit the City of Newport Beach website for details.
SANTA ANA RIVER MOUTH
Santa Ana River Mouth Beach
Pacific Coast Hwy. and Orange St., Newport Beach, CA
NEWPORT BEACH PIER
Newport Beach Pier
End of Balboa Blvd. at Ocean Front and 21st St., Newport Beach, CA
- Balboa Pier
West of Balboa Blvd., at foot of Main St., Balboa, CA
- Balboa Beach: West of Balboa Blvd. and South of Island Ave., Balboa, CA, Surf and Weather (949) 673-3371
- Balboa Island: West of Pacific Coast Hwy., on Jamboree Rd. or take boat ferry from Balboa Pavilion, beach at end of Ruby St., Newport Beach, CA
Newport Harbor – County Park link
1401 Bayside Dr, access point at Harbor Patrol office, Corona del Mar, CA, Surf & Weather (949) 673-3371
China Cove Beach: Ocean Blvd at Fernleaf St, Corona Del Mar, CA
Pirates Cove Beach (Rocky Point): Steps off of the north end of Corona Del Mar State Beach Parking Lot, Corona Del Mar, CA
UPPER NEWPORT BAY
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort – Link to Resort
1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Upper Newport Bay – Interpretive Center – County link
The Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center is located at 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660. It is at the corner of University and Irvine Avenue. Call (714) 973-6820 for hours.
CORONA DEL MAR
Corona Del Mar State Beach – State Park link
Operated by the City of Newport Beach
Ocean Blvd and Iris Ave, Corona Del Mar, CA
Little Corona (Arch Rock)
Poppy Ave across Ocean Blvd, Corona Del Mar, CA
No steps, but steep pathway to beach
Crystal Cove State Park – State Park link
Pacific Coast Hwy and Los Trancos or Newport Coast Drive
2,700 acre park, 3.25 miles of Pacific coastline between Corona Del Mar and Laguna Beach, CA.