Our Wonderful Sponsors:

Huntington  Dog Beach Visiting Hours: 

Dawn until dark!

Open every day of the year!

(Parking lots are open 5am-10pm)

 

📍 Huntington Dog Beach Location:

Pacific Coast Highway between Goldenwest St. and Seapoint St.

For GPS directions use:  

100 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648


 

Website Dog Photos Compliments of Fly Dog Photography

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602 Coffehouse collects donations on our behalf

at its H.B. coffee house located within 1 mile of Huntington Dog Beach. 

 

WHAT TO BRING

 

  • A signed waiver: All volunteers must have a signed waiver. Volunteers under 18 must have a parent or guardian's signature as well. If you are not able to bring a signed waiver, we will have them available at the site. Waivers are kept on file and do not need to be completed more than once.
  • A filled, reusable water bottle to keep you hydrated.

 

*Eco-Friendly Ideas for Reducing Trash When Volunteering

  • Bring recyclable/reusable containers for trash collection such as a:

  • Reusable bucket
  • Plastic milk jug with the top cut off
  • Plastic 2-liter bottle with the top cut off
  • Reused plastic shopping bags
 

As containers are filled, dump them into a central collection site, trash can, or large trash bag. The containers can be recycled after the cleanup, or you can continue to reuse them at the next beach cleanup.

  • Bring a lightweight pair of gardening gloves from home, instead of using the disposable plastic gloves provided.

  • Another idea is kitty litter scoopers for a hands-free way to grab the trash and leave the sand behind.

 

*If you are not able to bring reusable cleanup supplies, single-use supplies will be provided for you at Dog Beach.

 

WHAT TO WEAR

 
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • A hat
  • Sunglasses
  • An extra layer, like a sweater or jacket in case it is cold. Be prepared to be outside in potentially changing weather for at least 2 hours.

 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

 

Who: First and most importantly, everyone can participate in Dog Beach Cleanup, no matter what age. You are encouraged to bring your dog(s) to join you! 

When: Plan to arrive at our event 5 minutes early for check-in. Allow yourself extra time to find parking. * Clean up participants whom are registered will be notified via e-mail or text when an event is canceled. Sudden changes in weather can cause last minute cancellations. PLEASE REGISTER. *

Where: Check-in with your waiver form at our yellow Dog Beach Donation & Merch Tent. Our tent is typically located where Goldenwest meets P.C.H. at Huntington Dog Beach on the main grassy knoll. 

Overview:

  • Each volunteer will need to sign a liability waiver before they can start Dog Beach Cleanup. You can save yourself some check-in time if you bring a signed waiver from home. After you turn in your signed waiver, a Preservation Society of Huntington Dog Beach staff member will review safety information with you and prepare you with supplies. Please help us reduce waste generated by bringing your own reusable supplies, like a bucket or bag and work gloves, from home.

 

  • Clean up every piece of human or dog-created trash you can find, no matter how small! Scour the water line or areas near sea walls for hidden stashes of litter. Please leave all naturally occurring coastal material (seaweed, driftwood, rocks, feathers, and shells) in place - it provides a valuable food source and habitat for a multitude of coastal critters.  All dog waste must be removed!!  

 

  • At the designated time, bring your bags or buckets back to the location designated and deposit your trash and help yourself to the hand sanitizer we keep stocked! Take a moment to look out at Dog Beach and appreciate how much cleaner, healthier, and nicer it is. Congratulate yourself on a job well done, and thank yourself and your fellow volunteers for helping us provide clean, safe, dog-friendly beach access and for helping to protect our coast and ocean. We certainly do!

*Please note the Preservation Society of Huntington Beach is not responsible for any personal items left at the dog beach tent during the clean up.  We recommend bringing a backpack to carry your personal items with you, a lock for your bike, etc.