CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK
Laguna Beach, California
Welcome to Crystal Cove State Park
About UsCrystal Cove State Park has 3.2 miles of beach and 2,400 acres of undeveloped woodland, which is popular for hiking and horseback riding. The offshore waters are designated as an underwater park. Crystal Cove is used by mountain bikers inland and scuba divers underwater. The beach is popular with swimmers and surfers. Visitors can explore tide pools and sandy coves.
Hike the Backcountry
Roam the Historic District
Dine at the Beachcomber
Explore the tidepools
Enjoy Nature All Around You
Mailing Address: 8471 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Ranger Station: 949-494-3539 (For general park information and to speak to a park supervisor.) Interpretive line: 949-497-7647 (For field trips, volunteer information and public programs) Email addresses: Interpreter Naturalist (Field Trips, Public Programs, Volunteer Opportunities)
Special Events/film permits or call 949-497-1582
The park is located off Pacific Coast Highway between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach, California with easy access from I-5, 405 and 73. Crystal Cove State Park is located just north of Laguna Beach, California and just south of Corona Del Mar, California. Pacific Coast Highway, Route 1, passes directly by the Park. There is parking both on the ocean side of PCH at Reef Point and Pelican Point as well as inland parking at El Moro Day Use Parking Area by the Ranger Station which can be reached by going inland at School/State Park traffic signal, located next to El Morro School.. A few miles north from Reef Point is the Los Trancos parking area with trolley access to the Historic District.
Coming from the San Diego area, go north on I-5N. Merge onto CA-1 via exit 79 toward Beach Cities. Turn right onto El Moro Canyon Rd and follow to Ranger Station entrance.