Crystal Cove State Park – FEBRUARY
2018

 

Love birds, but need help with
identification?
Join
Crystal Cove State Park birders on a guided winter bird walk on both the inland and coastal areas of the park
on Saturday, February 3 at 8:00am.
Look for local
species and winter migrants on this lovely early morning meander.
Meet at the Berns
Amphitheatre

(PCH inland at stoplight School-State Park, follow
signs towards the campground.)

$15 day use fee

 

Stop by Ranger Alex’s Trailside
Chat
table on Saturday, February 3
from 12-3pm
before starting a hike into the backcountry of Crystal Cove
State Park. Learn about some of the fun
critters living in the park and reasons to stay on the trail. Alex will be stationed at the Moro Canyon Trail Head near the Berns Amphitheater.

(PCH inland at stoplight School-State Park, follow
signs towards the campground.)

$15 day use fee

 

Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry
making activity
each Wednesday (2/7,
2/14, 2/21, & 2/28)
from

10-4 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 February
10 from 9:30-11:30am
. Become a citizen scientist alongside Crystal Cove
Conservancy and
collect data on
ecological research and monitoring projects in the park.
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

 

Enjoy a 0.1 low tide at Crystal Cove State Park where a volunteer will
lead a guided tidepool walk to Pelican
Point
on Saturday, February 10 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 -0.2 low tide at Crystal Cove State Park where a volunteer will
lead a guided tidepool walk to Pelican
Point
on Sunday, February 11 at 1pm
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

 

Love the ocean and the tidepools?
Why not Take Your Valentine on a
Tidepool Walk
and delve into this dynamic ecosystem at Crystal Cove State
Park on Wednesday, February 14 at 3pm when
the tide will be a super low -0.6. Meet Ranger Winter at the Historic District Visitor Center
for this one-hour interactive exploration.
(Park in the Los Trancos lot – PCH inland at
stoplight Los Trancos then walk across the street or
take the shuttle.) $15 day-use fee

 

Winter is an 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 Saturday, February 17 & Sundays,
February 18 & 25 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, February 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)

 

Crystal
Cove State Park is hosting a geology
tour
along the coastal section of the park on Saturday, February 24 from 10am-12.
Visit several diverse and geologically outstanding sites which all
display a story from a different geologic time.
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

 

Stop by Ranger Alex’s Beachside
Chat
table on Saturday, February 24
from 12-3pm
and learn about some of the fun and interesting animals that
live at Crystal Cove State Park. Find Alex and her bounty of nature props near the Historic District Education Commons by the Beachcomber Cafe. 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)

 

Enjoy a super low – 0.6 low tide at Crystal
Cove State Park where a volunteer will lead a guided tidepool walk to Pelican Point on Sunday, February 25 at 11am 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