Are fires allowed on Dockweiler Beach?

Not all California beaches allow bonfires, but here in the Marina del Rey area, we’re lucky that Dockweiler State Beach does permit regulated burns in provided fire rings.

Can you have fires on the beach in LA?

Unfortunately, bonfires are not allowed on the beach here, but if you can reserve a campsite in the canyon across the road, you’re welcome to build a fire in pits that are provided. And with 70 miles of trails to explore, one day here may not be enough.

What beaches in La allow bonfires?

Bonfire sites in Los Angeles

  • Camarillo — Point Mugu State Beach.
  • Malibu — Leo Carrillo State Park.
  • Playa Del Rey — Dockweiler Beach.
  • El Segundo — Recreation Park.
  • San Pedro — Cabrillo Beach.
  • Long Beach — Colorado Lagoon, Marine Stadium.
  • Huntington Beach — Bolsa Chica State Beach.

Can you camp overnight at Dockweiler Beach?

Dockweiler State Beach features a three mile long shoreline with a picnic area and concession stand. The wide beach is beneath the takeoff path from Los Angeles International Airport. Although this is a State Beach, there are no camping sites that are reserved through ReserveCalifornia.

Can you drink at Dockweiler Beach?

No alcohol permits will be issued for Dockweiler State Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance Beach, or Venice Beach.

Do you need a permit for Dockweiler Beach?

Dockweiler – All cooking must be contained in the fire ring. Must obtain permit to cook in parking lot. Malibu Surfrider – Cooking prohibited on the beach. Must obtain permit to cook in parking lot.

What do I need for a beach bonfire?

What You Need to Build a Bonfire at the Beach

  1. Matches or a lighter.
  2. Starter sticks. I highly recommend these.
  3. Firewood. if you don’t have any, you can usually find them at a hardware store, or at grocery stores near the beach.
  4. BBQ lighter fluid.
  5. Newspaper.
  6. Kindling or small sticks.

Can you have a fire pit in Los Angeles?

The short answer is, yes! Fire pits are legal in most cities, however each city in Southern California has different ordinances for building fire pits, and it’s good to check the laws for your city before building.

How much does it cost to camp at Dockweiler Beach?


Back Row Full Hookup Space $65 per day
DRY CAMPER SITE $45 per day
More than 4 guests No guests outside of same household allowed. $3 per person (maximum 8 guests per household per site)
Extra vehicle Not allowed at this time. $10

What beaches allow bonfires in California?

13 Great Places to Have Beach Bonfires in California

  • Newport Beach. There are some beautiful beaches in Newport Beach.
  • Carmel Beach.
  • Dockweiler State Beach.
  • Doheny State Beach.
  • Huntington City Beach.
  • Huntington State Beach.
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach.
  • Ocean Beach (San Diego)