OC Supervisor Katrina Foley Releases Comment on New Beach Trail Closures in the City of San Clemente

ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA — Orange County Supervisor Katrina Foley commented on today’s announcement from the City of San Clemente to close additional portions of the San Clemente Beach Trail.

“I urge residents to avoid the impacted areas along the San Clemente Beach Trail as City of San Clemente staff continue to assess the damage from the recent historic rainfall,” said Supervisor Foley. “These closures are yet another reminder of our climate reality and the effects climate change and coastal erosion have on our communities.”


  • From North Beach access to Mariposa access
  • Linda Lane access to Corto Lane access
  • From Boca Del Canon access to Lasuen access
  • The access stairs at Dije Court, El Portal, and Lasuen Beach Accesses have also been closed for the safety of the public.


Trail closure areas shown in red

Trail closure areas shown in red.


Orange County Supervisor Katrina Foley was elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2022 to represent the newly established District 5, which includes the cities of Aliso Viejo, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, a large portion of Irvine, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Newport Beach, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, as well as the unincorporated areas of Coto de Caza, Emerald Bay, Ladera Ranch, Las Flores, Rancho Mission Viejo, Stonecliffe and Wagon Wheel. This is her second term on the Board of Supervisors, where she previously served District 2.

Supervisor Foley’s Board appointments include the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA), OCFA Legislation & Public Affairs Committee Chair, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), OCTA Legislative and Communications Committee Vice Chair, Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency, Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA), TCA Joint Environmental Committee, Coastal Greenbelt Authority, Newport Bay and South Orange County Watershed Executive Committees, Ocean Institute, San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) Community Engagement Panel, Spent Fuel Solutions Coalition Co-Chair, Orange County Housing Finance Trust Chair, and the Orange County Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council.