Balboa Pier in Orange County, California, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Balboa Pier

1 Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, CA 92661, USA


About Balboa Pier

A popular fishing spot. The pilings are home to a large population of starfish that feed on the large colonies of mussels growing there, and are easily spotted at low tide.

Attractions near Balboa Pier

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve17.25km from Balboa Pier

A nature reserve to protect a coastal wetland, and its resident threatened and endangered species.

Bowers Museum18.59km from Balboa Pier

An art museum with a permanent collection of more than 100,000 objects and features notable strengths in the areas of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, Native American art, the art of Asia, Africa, and Oceania, and California Plein-air painting.

Discovery Cube Orange County19.35km from Balboa Pier

A science museum with more than 100 hands-on science exhibits designed to spark children's natural curiosity.

Disneyland Park23.81km from Balboa Pier

It is the only theme park designed and built to completion under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It is the oldest Disney Park in the world.

Knott's Berry Farm28.83km from Balboa Pier

160-acre (65 ha) theme park featuring 40 rides including roller coasters, family rides, dark rides and water rides. In 2018, it was the twelfth-most-visited theme park in North America and averages approximately 4 million visitors per year.

Fullerton Arboretum32.16km from Balboa Pier

26-acre (11 ha) botanical garden with a collection of plants from around the world. It is the largest botanical garden in Orange County, with a collection of over 4,000 plants. The Arboretum saves species that are extinct or near extinction and serves as a learning place for agricultural history.

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Third-most populous county in California, the sixth-most populous in the U.S. Although mostly suburban, it is the second-most densely populated county in the state, behind San Francisco County.