Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve near Long Beach
The Bolsa Chica State Ecological Reserve is a California wildlife preserve located in western Orange County, enclosed by the city of Huntington Beach. It is one of California’s most imperative 300 acre coastal wetlands sanctuary for wildlife and migratory birds.
The Bolsa Chica State Ecological Reserve features a 1.5 mile trail loop around a water inlet. All year round wildlife includes saltmarsh plants, tall egrets and herons, horn snails and crabs, with the occasional sightings of white pelicans, peregrine falcon, and northern herrier. Winter offers high concentrations of migratory waterfowl and shorebirds such as pintails, western grebes, willets and godwits, sandpipers, and many more.
More than 200 species of birds have been sighted at the Bolsa Chica State Ecological Reserve. It is also an important stop for migratory birds along the Pacific Flyway, including some endangered species and threatened species. It is a popular attraction for tourists and local residents.
Come to our Comfort Inn hotel in Long Beach when you visit Bolsa Chica. You can book directly on the hotel’s website for the lowest possible rate: http://www.cisuiteslongbeach.com/reservations