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Crystal Cove State Park

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent access from Pacific Coast Highway and great beach to spend an hour or so walking and viewing the ocean. Take some water and be prepared to get your shoes sandy, but a great easy outing for any morning.

Thank cavebearagain
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is a sweet place to stop and take it all in. Pack a lunch and go head out for an afternoon with the kids. Beautiful beach and I would camp out next time. Was here in the winter so it wasn't crowded at all. Can't say the same in the summer. So take advantage of the season and you...

Thank Maui-Honu
Wethersfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Trails were relatively well marked...trail descriptions were accurate in terms of the effort needed for the hikes. Great view of the ocean on your way back via the elevated trail(s). Would definitely recommend for novice hikers and/or those looking for a workout.

Thank Kevin M
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The state park has an absolutely gorgeous beach not far from the center of town. The campground is on a cliff and offers a stunning panorama of the ocean. Our site was specious and relatively secluded and offered access to a wrap around trail with cliff views galore. Keep In mind that for campgrounds you pay a price ($50+ a...

1Thank travj1212
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach-- my work/family trip highlights happened here! Spent hours walking the beach, discovering critters in the tidal pools and gorgeous cave! The beach's clean, refreshing sand and water splashes as my 11 and 13 year olds splashed, ran, cartwheeled along with myself and husband! Easy parking, stairways/ path and bathrooms provided ease of hiking/ nature experience!

Thank Christine E
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It's my second time here and the hike got better! I got off to an early start and enjoyed cool weather for the majority of my journey. Although I got a little lost some mountain bikers pointed me in the right direction. I'll miss this beautiful spot when we head home tomorrow!

Thank Prego51
Orange, California
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Nestled between Newport Beach and Laguna Beach is the Crystal Cove State Beach. There are two small parking lots, each accessible from both directions off Pacific Coast Hwy. They can be full mid day during summer months and parking is pricey for short visits at $15 day. If you plan to visit this beach or several other state beaches and/or...

3Thank Gwen C
Joshua Tree, California
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

What better way to get your kids excited about science the letting them dive right in. The tide pools are exciting and fun, and not to mention, educational. Kids are curious and love to learn when faced with curiosity. Get out and learn about the amazing world around you. The sea is teaming with life that shows the magnificence of...

2Thank gwfamOf4
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

This park has multiple parts to it. There is the historic cottage portion which is now run by the state that allows you to rent nights at beach cottages literally on the beach. Then there is a park portion that has riperian wilderness allowing horses, mountain bijers and hiking. It makes for a nice hike when you hike the ridges...

3Thank Hoben01
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the lodge at Crystal Cove. This was actually our 3rd. Overnight stay at the lodge. Check in is organized and pleasant helpful staff. Very rustic Lodge rooms, clean, no TV. Shower and bathroom across hall. It is a community kitchen, clean and well stocked. Inside seating or beautiful ocean view balcony sitting. There are handicap rooms available...

1Thank Linda G

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Address: Pacific Coast Highway between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, CA
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range: RM66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
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“Site 54 overlooks the ocean and is very close to the bathrooms.”
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