Crystal Cove State Park – NOVEMBER 2017

 

Join Crystal Cove
Conservancy for sea glass wrapping
on Wednesdays (11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22,
& 11/29.)
 Learn the art of wire-wrapping sea glass from 10am- 4pm in the Education Commons in
Crystal Cove State Park Historic District. Turn a found item into a beautiful
piece of jewelry.
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

 

Autumn 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 Fridays, November 3 & 17 and Sundays, November 19 & 26 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

 

Enjoy super low tides at Crystal Cove State Park where a volunteer will
lead a guided tidepool walk to Pelican
Point
on Saturday, November 4
& Sunday, November 5 at 3pm. A volunteer will 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 birds, but need help with
identification?
Join
Crystal Cove State Park birders on a guided autumn bird walk on both the inland and coastal areas of the park
on Sunday, November 5 at 8:00am.
Meet at the Berns Amphitheatre (PCH inland at stoplight School-State Park,
follow signs towards the campground.) $15
day use fee

 

Help
us learn more about Moro Canyon’s Ecosystem at Field Science Saturday on November
11 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

 

Explore the huge variety of seaweeds on a guided Seaweeds & Sea Creatures of Crystal
Cove Beach Walk
on Saturday, November 18 at 2pm. There are countless species of marine algae;
green, red, and brown found on the beach.
Learn about the biology, ecology, and even human uses of seaweeds.
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

 

Take a walk through the renovated 12-acre
Historic District
at Crystal Cove State Park on Sunday, November 19 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)

 

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

November 25 from 12am-3 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 is hosting a geology tour along the coastal section of the park on Sunday, November 26 from 1-3pm. Visit several diverse and geologically
outstanding sites which all display a story from a different geologic
time. Meet
at Los Trancos lot at the trailer
(PCH turn
inland at stoplight “Los Trancos”).

$15.00 day-use parking fee