Picnic Area 5

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Picnic Area 6

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Click for a printout of Rules & Regs (updated 2015)

Picnic Areas 5 and 6

  • No more than 25 people per area. These sites are intended for small families only.
  • Each area has 4 picnic tables and 4 pedestal BBQ’s – all on concrete pads. No fire ring is provided.

Non-Refundable Reservation Fees (Per Day):

Area 5: Mon-Thur $50/day     Fri -Sat.-Sun. $125/day
Area 6:  Fri-Sun $75/day.    Fri.-Sat.- Sun. $150/day

Group Reservations

Click here for 2015 Reservation and Event Form –

Click here for Credit Card Authorization Form

Reservations may be made up to seven (7) months in advance.  An area is not reserved until the reservation paperwork and the full reservation fees are received at Doheny State Beach.  Reservations may be made on person or  mailed to:

Doheny State Beach
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629.

Office hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, or by appointment Monday – Friday.

  • All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • A $50 processing fee will be charged to all groups requesting a change in date or site once the reservation has been booked.
  • Requests for transfers of date or site must be made in writing 30 days or more prior to the booked picnic date or they will not be accepted.
  • No reservations are accepted for Memorial Day, July 4th, or Labor Day.
  • FAXed or email requests cannot be accepted. 
  • We accept cash, checks, and Master Card or Visa credit Cards (sorry, no American Express).
  • To obtain a Credit Card Authorization Form, email request to address below.

Send inquiries to

 doheny.events@parks.ca.gov

The Doheny State Beach picnic reservation information phone line is (949) 496-3617. Email address: doheny.events@parks.ca.gov.