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 are allowed on beaches before 10 a.m. and after 4:30 p.m.
- 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
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.