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Crystal Cove State Park

Crystal Cove State Park is a pristine, protected 3.2-mile stretch of beach and 2,400 acres of wilderness and underwater marine park in Orange County. Crystal Cove State Park is accessed from the Pacific Coast Highway between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach. Nature lovers will not want to miss the scenery, natural beauty and peace that can be found in this coastal California paradise. History buffs will also love visiting Crystal Cove State Park, as it contains a historic seaside colony near Los Trancos Creek, consisting of 46 vintage beach cottages. This community dates back to the 1930s.

Hikers, bikers, and equestrians have nearly 15 miles of serene backcountry trails to explore that offer beautiful ocean and forest views.

For a deep dive into all Crystal Cove State Park has to offer, join in on one of the State Park staff-led guided hikes, tidepool walks or geology and history talks.

Crystal Cove State Park Lookout

Crystal Cove State Park Hours of Operation & Access Details

  • Park Hours: 6 a.m. - sunset
  • Historic District: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • There are four entrances: two along the bluffs at Pelican Point and Reef Point, and two inland at Los Trancos and School/State Park.
  • Camping is available at Moro Campground, including 27 RV hookup sites and 30 tent sites.
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