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CRYSTAL COVE SP PRIMITIVE TENT CAMPING, CA
DescriptionCrystal Cove Beach Cottages will be reserved under the Park Name "Crystal Cove Beach Cottages"
Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15
Crystal Cove State Park has 3.5 miles of beach and 2,000 acres of undeveloped woodland, which is popular for hiking and horseback riding. The waters are designated as an underwater park. Crystal Cove is used by mountain bikers inland and scuba and skin divers underwater. The beach is popular with swimmers and surfers. Visitors can explore tidepools and sandy coves.
Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here
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Alerts and Important InformationDiscount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.
Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).
Be sure to visit the new Moro Campground at Crystal Cove, this coastal campground is the first built by California State Parks in over 20 years, and offers stunning coastal views, great access to the beach, miles of hiking trails and much more - all right in the middle of Orange County! For available campsites click here Moro Campground
Crystal Cove Beach Cottages will be reserved under the Park Name "Crystal Cove Beach Cottages"
To reserve Crystal Cove Beach Cottages: Click here.
This is NOT beach camping. After you park your car in El Moro lot, you must hike inland about three miles, mostly uphill. The trail is strenuous at times and is in the opposite direction from the beach. Some people report that it takes two hours to reach the campgrounds, one way, while others report six hours. You must pack everything in, including water. A picnic table and a pit toilet are available. The nearest telephone is in the El Moro Parking lot. No dogs, alcohol, or fires.
Getting There:The park is located off Pacific Coast Highway between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach.
Mailing Address:CRYSTAL COVE SP PRIMITIVE TENT CAMPING
LAGUNA BEACH CA 92651
Phone Number:Information: (949)494-3539