Frequently Asked Questions about
Dockweiler Beach



Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Are fires allowed on Dockweiler Beach?
  2. Are dogs allowed on the beach?
  3. Where is the area set aside for hang gliders?
  4. What are the best baits to use while surf fishing at Dockweiler Beach?
  5. Where can I rent a bicycle near Dockweiler Beach?
  6. How large are the sites at the Dockweiler RV Park?




1. Are fires allowed on Dockweiler Beach?

Yes, fires are permitted on the beach as long as they are in the provided fire rings. The beach closes at 10:00 PM. Many people suggest arriving early to claim your fire ring.


2. Are dogs allowed on the beach?

Dogs are not allowed on the beach.


3. Where is the area set aside for hang gliders?

The hang glider area is located at the Bluff Parking lot, on Vista del Mar between Imperial Highway and Grant Avenue.


4. What are the best baits to use while surf fishing at Dockweiler Beach?

One of the most reliable baits has always been sand crabs. Try to find them with soft bodies. Other good baits are bloodworms, mussels, and ghost shrimp.


5. Where can I rent a bicycle near Dockweiler Beach?

Spokes N Stuff 9401 Vista del Mar at Dockweiler Beach. (310) 306-7666
Weekdays 2:00 PM to sundown during the summer.
Weekends 11:00 AM to sundown year-round.
½-hour, hourly, and daily rates for boogie boards, umbrellas, skates, bicylces.

Daniels Bike Rentals 13737 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA Located in Fisherman's Village. (310) 980-4045
Hourly and all day rates for kids' bikes, beach cruisers, mountain bikes, tandems, kids' carts and more.


6. How large are the sites at the Dockweiler RV Park?

All the sites are 40 feet x 15 feet. The largest RV they accept is 37 feet.