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Crystal Cove State Park

8471 Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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8471 Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love Crystal Cove State Park. It's worth the $15 per day to park, IMHO. So many great trails, the views are stellar, quiet beaches. Be aware that there are snakes, though - I saw two (gopher snakes), on different days, right on the trails....More

Thank ScribblerChicago
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On recent visit to Newport Beach, took the short drive to Crystal Cove SP and loved the walk on the beach from one end to the other. Rock outcroppings and cliffs added to the allure of the beach. The restored historic cottage area was a...More

Thank alyson w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a new California State Park just north of Laguna Beach and south of Newport Beach. We have enjoyed many weekends here in our Airstream. It's like having a beach house right on the Southern California Coast. Electric and Water hookups are available as...More

Thank John L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go there at least 5 to 6 times per year it is little far from my house but when I make it there I always enjoy the Long Beach walk

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this beach! Spent the whole day- enjoying the views/scenic surroundings and clean beach. We brought snacks and kids loved walking through the "secret tunnel" to arrive 🏖

Thank ajm323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple of early mornings walking this area and exploring tide pools. About a 3.2 mile stretch of beach. Highly recommend.

Thank hawkeyes4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crystal cove. Is a beautiful place .beaches are beautiful. Sencery. Is so beautiful. You can go hiking. 2 restaurant there. Food is wonderful.family orient. Must see!!!!

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This covers a large portion off the Pacific Highway and there are plenty of spots to park but it is hard to determine which parking lot to go to. We went to two wrong parking lots before finding the correct one and then had to...More

Thank Delia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had searched this beach and thought it looked cool to check out. Although the parking was a little expensive as we were only there for 2 hours. It turned out to be worth it. The atmosphere and scenery of the beach is beautiful. I...More

Thank Josh W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So much to do and see here the best thing to do is break up your visit each time!! So much to look at, love the tide pools! Great trails for cardio and hiking with breathtaking views everywhere you look! One of my favorite places...More

Thank Marz J
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Suggestion for which cottage traveling with 3 small children.
1 November 2016|
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Response from PalmSpringsReb | Reviewed this property |
I would call their office and ask questions. It would be a fun stay. I don't know how long the wait list is for cottages. When I go there this week, I will try to find out more info.
Holly P
Is there electricity in bathrooms or show area for hair dryer
21 October 2016|
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Response from Brian32828 | Reviewed this property |
No, there isn't. Although there are many different types of facilities within the State Park so some may.
Where can we find a map of the trails? Can we bring the dogs?
22 August 2016|
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Response from GhiaGirl | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are limited to paved trails only, so it's somewhat limited. There is a long paved trail atop the bluff-- we walked it at Reef Point a ways. Nice views, punctuated by the occasional poop bag dispenser/garbage can, but... More