The Huntington beach pier is an iconic pier located in Huntington beach in southern California. The main landmark of the Huntington beach known as Surf City of the United States, the pier is the centre of the city’s prominent beach culture.
The place is a popular meeting place for surfers and their activities as ocean waves are enhanced by natural effect in the area caused by edge diffraction of open ocean swells.
The pier is frequented by sports fishermen and surfing spectators besides locals and tourists who go in for strolls and scenic views along the pier.
The riding of bikes, skateboards, smoking and alcohol are banned in the pier to maintain the natural state of the area. The US Open of surfing is organized in the southern side of the pier.
The pier is also the popular location of film and television shows like Betty White’s Off Their Rockers, the Bravo show Real Housewives of Orange County and the 90210 show.
The area is also noted for races and marathons besides swimming around the pier contests. Fireworks and parades are also held besides volleyball games, kiteflying, paintball and fishing.
The restaurants of the area offer delicious food, shops sell souvenirs while the ocean panorama can be enjoyed from the pier.