The city of Dana Point is widely recognized for the famous Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Park. The popular park offers swimming, picnicking, and camping within its 62 acres. With shopping, sports fishing, parasailing, bicycling, and a plethora of recreational activities, the harbor draws several thousand visitors annually. Nationally recognized, Orange County Marine Institute, dedicated to the protection of marine environment, is also a significant attraction in the city. In addition, there are roughly seven miles of sprawling hills and coastal bluffs along the Pacific Ocean, which add to the tranquil ambiance of the city.