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Balboa Beach, West Jetty View Park
in Newport Beach
Orange County Beach Information

 

Balboa Beach - West Jetty View Park

Location:
On the tip of Balboa Peninsula, at the end of Channel Road in Balboa.

Parking: Metered parking is available at all major beach areas. Change machines are located near the base of Balboa Pier. For information on the current meter rates please call (949) 718-3409

Highlights:
Balboa Peninsula is a good place to play on the sand or ride the waves. The boardwalk is a great place to take a stroll and people watch. Bike and skate rentals are widely available.


On the southern most tip of the Peninsula, is 'the wedge' known as one of the toughest bodysurfing spots. Caution is advised for those going out - the conditions can be rough, and are advised for experienced bodysurfers and swimmers.

Hours:
6 am to 10 pm.

Attractions:
Bike paths, surfing, body boarding

Facilities:
none

Contact: For weather and surf information, call (949) 673-3371. For general facility information, call the Newport Beach Parks Department at (949) 644-3151.

Map of Balboa Beach
(University of Southern California Sea Grant Program)

 

 

 
 

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