Best for few crowds, great waves, restrooms.
- The northern entrance at Newport Cove Dr. - great for hiking trails and beautiful vistas. Take a long and steep trail to the beach from the parking lot. Restrooms are at the parking lots.?
- Historic District - parking lot is far from the beach although shuttles are available. Historic displays, a Christmas tree, the Beachcomber Cafe (very popular), Ruby’s Shake Shack, and access to tide pools are the highlights here. Restrooms are behind the cafe.?
- Reef Point - This is a large parking lot with several access points to the beach down steep hills. Beautiful vistas, hiking trails, and tide pools are here. Restrooms are at the parking lot.?
- Moro Entrance - There is a campground with reservations, picnic area, snack shop (in season), and tunnel access to the beach along a gentle slope. Restrooms at the parking lot. The beach is close to the parking lot.?
It's going to be a warm and gusty Wednesday across the Southland as highs reach the 80s and even 90s for some areas. Los Angeles and Orange counties will see a slightly windy, warm and sunny day with highs in the low 80s. The valleys and Inland Empire will see highs in the low 90s with Santa Ana winds coming in from the northeast and gusts up to 25 mph. Beaches will be sunny and warm with highs in the mid-70s. Meteorologist @abc7briwinkler has your forecast on ABC7 and at abc7.com/live through 7am. Thanks to @jfgr8ful for this colorful photo from Cress Street Beach in Laguna Beach! Share your pictures and videos using #abc7eyewitness!