Information and Services of San Clemente
For Emergencies: Dial 911 Non-Emergency information: 949-770-6011
Non Emergency Informaion: Police Department: Orange County Sheriff phone: 949-770-6011
Fire Department: Fire Protection and Emergency Services are provided by the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) phone: 714-573-6000
Libraries: San Clemente Library:242 Avenida Del Mar, san Clemente, ca 92672. 949-492-3493
Post Office Locations: San Clemene Main Office: 520 E. Avenida Pico, San Clemente, Ca 92672 ; Vista Del Mar Station: 205 Avenida Del Mar, S.C. 92672; Rancho San Clemente: 905 Calle Negocio, SC
San Clemente Park Information:
San Clemente Dog parks: City of San Clemente Dog Park: This is a off-leash park only. Dogs are to be un-leashed inside the entrance safety zone before entering the park. Hours: Closed on Tuesday until 1pm for regular maintenance. Location: 301 Ave. LaPata Information: City of San Clemente Parks and Recreation 949-361 -8264
San Gorgonio Park: This park overlooking the ocean is a local favorite! There are 2 tennis courts which are unlit. Location: 2916 Via San Gorgonio, SC 92672
Bonito Park: Located next to Boys and Girls Club with lighted tennis courts. Location: 1304 Calle Valle, SC 92672
Liberty Park: A newer park with 2 lighted tennis courts, close to the ocean. Location: 390 Calle Saluda, SC 92672
Camping in San Clemente:
San Clemente State Beach: Popular with surfers on the north end of the one-mile beach. Other popular activities are skin diving and hiking along the trails on the bluffs. The beach has a landscaped bluff top with picnic areas. Trails lead down to the beach, which is also popular for body surfing, swimming, and skin diving.
Amenities include rv Hookups, rv dump station, showers, horseback trails, nature trails, family and group campsites, beach access.
San Onofre State Beach: San Onofre State Beach features 3.5-miles of sandy beaches with six access trails cut the bluff above. The campground is along Old Highway 101 adjacent to the sandstone bluffs. The beach is popular with swimmers and surfers. The park includes a marshy area where San Mateo Creek meets the shoreline and Trestles Beach, a well-known California surfing site. Whales, dolphins and sea lions can be seen offshore from time to time. The park’s coastal terrace is chaparral-covered.
Surfing in San Clemente:
San Clemente is also the surfing media capital of the world as well as a premier surfing destination. It is home to Surfing Magazine and The Surfer’s Journal.
San Clemente catches swells all year long. Going from South to North, they include Trestles, North Gate, State Park, Lost Winds, Riviera, Lasuen, The Hole, Beach House, T-Street, The Pier, Linda Lane, 204, North Beach, and Poche.
San Clemente Pier:
The pier is 1,200 feet long and was built in 1928.
It’s a wonderful spot to take a stroll, watch the surfers, fish off the side or enjoy a meal at the Fisherman’s Restaurant and oyster bar.