Crystal Cove State Park – JUNE
2017

 

Love birds, but need help with
identification? 
Join
Crystal Cove State Park birders on a guided spring migration bird walk on both the inland and coastal areas of
the park on Saturday, June 3 at 8:00am.
Meet at the Berns Amphitheatre (PCH inland at stoplight School-State Park,
follow signs towards the campground.) 

$15 day use fee

 

Enjoy a low tide at Crystal Cove State Park where a volunteer will
lead a guided tidepool walk to Pelican
Point
on Sunday, June 4 at 12pm and help identify animals and describe
some awesome adaptations.  Meet at Pelican Point parking lot #2, at the top of the
boardwalk near the parking lot
(PCH coastward at Newport Coast, right at
kiosk to first lot.)  $15 day-use fee

 

Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry
making activity
each Wednesday (6/7,
6/14, 6/21, & 6/28)
from

10am-4pm in the Education Commons in the
Historic District
at Crystal Cove State Park (Park in the Los Trancos lot – PCH inland at stoplight Los Trancos then walk across the street or take the shuttle.) 
Learn how to turn
sea glass into a one of a kind creation
.  $15 day
use fee

 

Help
us learn more about Moro Canyon’s Ecosystem at Field Science Saturday on June
10 from 8:30-10:30
am. Become a citizen scientist as we study leaf litter
microbes, restoration and herbivory, and fuel moisture levels. 
Meet at the Berns Environmental Study
Loop Amphitheater
(PCH
inland at stoplight School-State Park follow the signs to the Campground/Moro day
use.)
  $15 day-use fee

 

Learn about some of the fun and interesting animals that live at Crystal
Cove State Park on Saturdays,

June 10 & June 24 from
12-3:00pm
at the Historic District Education Commons
where Park Naturalist Alex will host a Beachside
Chat
.  Park
in the Los Trancos lot (PCH
inland at stoplight Los Trancos then walk through the
tunnel or take the shuttle.) Day-use fee: $5/per hour (max. $15)

 

Crystal Cove State Park naturalists will lead a guided interpretive
2-hour, four mile Full Moon Hike on Saturday, June 10 at 7:00pm. 
Terrain will be uneven and steep with a
700 foot elevation gain/loss in some areas on this moderate night hike.
  Meet at the Berns Amphitheatre (PCH inland
at stoplight School-State Park

follow the signs to the Campground
.) Wear sturdy shoes, bring water & a
flashlight, and dress in layers

 

Join a volunteer naturalist on a Backcountry
to Beach
Walk
through unique and varied habitats at beautiful Crystal Cove State Park on Sunday, June 11 at 1:30pm and learn
about the plants and animals and some interesting geological facts. The walk
will be slow-paced with stops at interpretive points and last about 2.5 hours
.  Wear
walking shoes, bring water, a camera and dress in layers. 
Meet at the Berns Environmental Study
Loop Amphitheater
(PCH
inland at stoplight School-State Park follow the signs to the

Campground/Moro day use.)
$15 day-use fee

 

Spend a relaxing day with one of Crystal Cove
State Park’s plein air artists while capturing the
beauty of the Cove on canvas at the Great
Plein Air Art Experience
.  No experience
required for this introductory class hosted by the Crystal Cove Conservancy on Thursday, June 15 from 9am-2.  For reservations see
www.crystalcove.org  

 

Enjoy a low 0.8 tide at
Crystal Cove State Park on a guided tidepool
walk to Pelican Point
on Saturday,
June 17 at 9:30am
and help
identify animals and describe some awesome adaptations.  Meet at Pelican Point
parking lot #2, at the top of the boardwalk near the parking lot
(PCH
coastward at Newport Coast,

right at kiosk to first lot.)  $15
day-use fee

 

 

 

Spring is the most exciting time to learn about our local nature.  Join park naturalists on a family nature hike at Crystal Cove
State Park to learn about the plants and animals living in the park on Sunday, June 18 & Saturday, June 24 at
9am. 
Meet at the Berns Amphitheater (PCH inland at stoplight School-State
Park follow the signs to the Campground/Moro day use.)
  $15 day-use
fee

 

Take a walk through the renovated 12-acre
Historic District
at Crystal Cove State Park on Sunday, June 18 from
12:00-2pm
.  Former life-long resident
Laura Davick will share stories about the colorful
past of the Cove including the history, its rescue, and the plans for restoring
the remaining 17 cottages.  Park at Los Trancos parking lot then cross PCH at the signaled
intersection and walk across the marked pathways and meet at the bluff top deck
of the overnight rental check-in cottage.  Day-use fee: $5/per hour (max. $15)