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Stories and Tips Dana Point

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Doheny State Beach

Written by C. A. Fliedner on 04 Apr, 2001

There aren't many beaches along the California coast where grass and trees border a beach. Not only does Doheny State Beach have over a mile-long white-sand beach, there is a five-acre picnic area filled with over a hundred tables and BBQ grills. My…Read More


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Description of the Beach

Written by ldytigress495 on 10 Aug, 2006

To get down to the beach, you have to walk down a VERY steep hill. Only cars with disabled plates are allowed to drive down. There are bbqs and picnic tables. There is also a grassy hill if you want to lay a blanket down…Read More


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Statue of Richard Henry Dana

Written by C. A. Fliedner on 01 Apr, 2001

At one time, Capistrano Bay was the only natural bay between San Diego and Santa Barbara. That made it a natural stopping off point for sailing ships who wanted to trade with the mission's padres and local ranchos. The vessels braved the stormy…Read More


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