Crystal Cove State Park –
JUNE 2018

 

Love birds, but need help with
identification?
Join
Crystal Cove State Park birders on a guided spring bird walk on both the inland and coastal areas of the park
on Saturday, June 2 at 8:00am.
Look for local
species and spring 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 Beachside
Chat
table on Saturday, June 2 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 an early morning 0.1 low tide at Crystal
Cove State Park where a volunteer will lead a guided tidepool walk to Pelican Point on Sunday, June 3 at 8am and help identify animals and describe some
awesome adaptations. B
e
prepared to walk on uneven, rocky, rough terrain
. 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
on Wednesday, June 6 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

 

Enjoy a 1.2 low tide, at Crystal Cove State Park where a volunteer will
lead a guided tidepool walk to Pelican
Point
on Saturday, June 9 at 12:00pm
and help identify animals and describe some awesome adaptations. B
e prepared to walk on uneven, rocky,
rough terrain
. 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

 

Crystal Cove Conservancy is hosting Community Days in the Historic District’s Education Commons on Wednesdays June 13, 20, & 27 from 10-4. Step back in time as the
Education Commons comes to life with fun, historical activities for the
whole family.  Learn to sketch, make a one-of-a-kind sea glass creation, try
your hand at a traditional craft, or explore the science of Crystal Cove State
Park.
Check out Cottage
#13, the Film and Media Center, and Cottage #22, the Park and Marine Research
Facility.
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

 

Stop by Ranger Alex’s Trailside
Chat
table on Saturday, June 16 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

 

Take Your Father on a Nature
Hike
and celebrate the day at Crystal Cove State Park where a docent will
share fun facts about the plants and animals living in the park on Sunday, June 17 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 17 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)

 

Help us learn more about the tidepools at
Crystal Cove State Park and participate in a state-wide intertidal bioblitz
on
Monday, June 18th from
8-11am
meeting at the Historic
District Education Commons
. Citizen Scientists will
be documenting marine life in every Marine Protected Area in California. For more information and to RSVP
go to https://crystalcove.org/event/snapshot-cal-coast-intertidal-bioblitz/ 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)

 

Summer is an
exciting time to learn about our local nature.
Join a park naturalist on a family
nature hike
at Crystal Cove State Park to learn about the plants and
animals living in the park on Saturday, June
23 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

 

Join Crystal Cove State Park Naturalists and Lifeguards for
a one week unique summer camp that
blends the backcountry and the coastal areas of the park. Children ages 7-11 will spend 2+ hours
engaged in nature activities incl: hikes, birdwalks, games
and then after lunch, 2 hours of coastal activities with park lifeguards (could
include: volleyball, boogie boards, kayaks.)
Space is
still available
for Camp
Coastal Wild
which begins Monday,
June 28
. Contact
Winter.Bonnin@parks.ca.gov
for registration information

 

Crystal Cove State Park is hosting a geology tour along the coastal section of the park on Saturday, June 30 from 10am-12:30. 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”).

Day-use fee: $5/per hour (max. $15)