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8471 Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Crystal Cove State Park Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Along the Pacific Coast Highway, this state beach is a great place to watch the sunset or just the waves and to walk. Parking is available across the highway for $15 a day. Long stretch of beach to enjoy. There is great restaurant at the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MehdiJ484
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a long costal walk this is the beach. Long sandy beach with one beach house for drinks and food.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Margeritta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wild and infinite beach with lots of bird and amazing sunset. The trial along the beach is easy and well prepared but I will recommend to walk along the beach, it’s really magic ...

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bambooly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crystal cove has nice beaches for kids and some amazing ride pools depending on tide levels recently took our grandchildren there and they were able to explore Todd pools and find lots of exciting sea life like sea snails and hermit crabs Also have a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 26bobby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at Newport Coast Villas and went to The Beachcomber for lunch. Then stayed at the beach - different family members stayed various lengths of time. There is a shuttle to the Villas or a parking lot across (actually you walk under) the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lizcraven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Crystal Coast just to see the views and walk some trails. we also hiked along the beach. It was nice to visit a more natural Cali coastline. A very nice afternoon

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank William T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Crystal Cove State Park Moro Campground overlooks the beauty of the California coast at Crystal Cove. The layout of the campground appears to be designed to allow for views at every site. We had a site on the end of a row and the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Donald F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one place where the crowds detracted from the experience. We were there on a summer weekend, but this was not a peaceful place, and someone had told us who must have come off season.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. It’s a bit of a walk through the state park but well worth it. Sunset here was amazing!!! Not many people visit this beach which makes it all the better, it’s like...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank travisd874
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house from the movie “Beaches”, plus all the other quaint 1930 cottages are amazing! Exploring the tide pools, lounging on the beach watching the sunset is indescribable. Grab dinner at The Beach Comber and listen to the acoustic music at the bar! Did not...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Chris L
18 May 2019|
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Response from zapprint | Reviewed this property |
Your question is not as clear as it could be. There is only a bus from the parking lot to the beach, but if you are asking if the Laguna Trolley goes to Crystal Cove, it does not. The bus service does go along PCH, and they... More
Carol R
25 April 2019|
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Response from MelissaP104 | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking above the top of the stairs - it fills up very quickly on a beach day. Plan carefully if you’re bringing kids to the Tidal pools- there is no easy access to where the total pools are.
Carol R
25 April 2019|
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Response from zapprint | Reviewed this property |
The tide pools here are not as plentiful as the ones in the many coves South at LAGUNA Beach.