Ocean Beach Pier

Location: 5091 Niagara Ave
Ocean Beach, Point Loma,
San Diego, California (map)
More info: Website
Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Longest Concrete Pier

Built in 1966, Ocean Beach Pier is the longest concrete structure of its kind on the West Coast, extending 1,971 feet with a T-shape platform at the end.

 

The pier is located at the south end of Ocean Beach Park, the city's main beach, and next to Newport Avenue Shopping District. The Ocean Beach Hotel is directly across the street.

Pier Activities

Enjoy a Scenic Stroll
OB Pier is a great place for a stroll. You can walk to the end of the pier and enjoy the surrounding view of Ocean Beach coastline and The Strand, further north.

 

Ocean Beach Pier

The view of the sunsets from the end of the pier, make the pier one of the best romantic destinations along the coast. At the foot of the pier, just south, are tide pools and rocks—a very photogenic spot, and good for walking and sitting back to watch the surf, sky and pier.

 

Pier Fishing
Visit the stocked bait shop where you can rent poles, buy fishing supplies and more.

 

Fishing from the pier does not require a fishing license, but catch regulations are enforced. For more info, go to pierfishing.com.

Amenities

OB Pier has public restrooms, a bait and tackle shop, a cafe, stations for cleaning fish, lights, and benches. There's a small parking area near the pier with free parking 24 hours a day.

 

Pier Cafe
If you're hungry, you can dine at the Ocean Beach Pier Café, mid point along the pier. The food is good. The restaurant has artifacts and decor reminescent of an old harbor dining setting.

Other Useful Information

Parking is available in a free lot near the pier, and on adjacent streets.

 

Handicapped Facilities: Posted handicapped restrooms and parking. A public ramp from a parking lot near the entrance.