North Beach San Clemente
San Clemente Beaches
Surfing, Paddle boarding, biking, and campfires are just the start
San Clemente beaches are some of the nicest in Orange County. There are many to choose from in San Clemente and North Beach San Clemente is one of the best beaches to visit. North Beach gets its name because the beach is the northernmost beach along the San Clemente Coastline. It is a fun beach to visit and sits along the San Clemente Beach Trail. The trail spans southwards connecting the beaches from North Beach to San Clemente State Beach. The path is a great place for a walk, or light hike if you journey the entire path which meanders along the train tracks. North Beach sits just across the tracks and train station at the corner of Pico and El Camino Real. There is plenty of parking within walking distance from the beach which can be accessed by stairs or sidewalk. Take the stairs from Boca De La Playa, or walk directly to the beach along Avenida Estacoin.
Amenities and Activities at San Clemente North Beach
Complete with restrooms, picnic tables, and playground
The northernmost beach in San Clemente gets its name from the location. North Beach is located across the railroad tracks at the Metrolink station. The beach can be accessed from the parking lot along Avenida Estacion, just off of the corner of Avenida Pico and El Camino Real. North Beach is connected to other beaches via bike and walking paths that follow the railroad south towards the San Clemente Pier. These paths are great for biking and walking. Dogs are allowed along the paths, but not on the beach itself. North Beach is a great spot to park and go for a walk down the beach front.
- Metered Parking (9am-6pm)
- Food & Concessions
- Swings & Playground Equipment
- Picnic Tables
- Fire & Barbecue Pits
- San Clemente Beach Trail
Things to do at North Beach San Clemente
Not known for it's surfing, North Beach is best for walking, swimming, picnics, bonfires, and cookouts. Fire and barbecue pits are scattered along the beach in addition to picnic tables, concessions, and restrooms. North Beach is one of the few beach areas that provides public restrooms. North Beach also as a small playground set at the beach which is great for the kids. Swings and other playground equipment are to the backside of the beach near picnic tables and restrooms.