A Taste of Holiday History

Dec 14, 2017

  Sip and Savor the Season with these favorite holiday recipes from past coveite potlucks! Dining together was a tradition happily celebrated by many of Crystal Cove’s past residents. Community potlucks brought together Covites, family and friends for fun gatherings that married good food with a convivial spirit. This holiday season, step back in time […]

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Crystal Cove’s Natural Playground

Dec 14, 2017

  ‘Tis the season to explore our underwater park. Winter months offer the lowest tides of the year with peaceful, uncrowded beaches making it the perfect time to discover the wonders of Crystal Cove’s tide pools. You could say tidepool organisms are the survivors of the ocean, living in two separate worlds where the ocean […]

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Crystal Cove’s Holiday Magic

Dec 14, 2017

  From now until the end of the year, as you step into the Crystal Cove Historic District you will be transported to Christmas paradise. Thousands of vintage lights shimmer on cottage rooftops. Giant candy canes, holiday wreaths, mistletoe, and fanciful snowmen are scattered throughout the Park. As you approach the beach, you see the […]

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Crystal Cove – A Special Place to Us All!

Dec 14, 2017

  As 2017 comes to a close, we hope that you find your way down to Crystal Cove. Spend a quiet morning traversing the many trails of the backcountry, or take the afternoon to walk the beach with your family or friends. Introduce your out-of-town guests to the Historic District, smiling as they marvel at […]

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Tide goes in, tide goes out. We can explain that.

Nov 15, 2017

  At any given location, the sea level rises and falls twice each day as the moon orbits the earth, pulling the world’s oceans along with it.  But not all tides are created equally. When the sun, moon, and earth align with the shortest distance between them, the increased gravitational pull on the ocean causes […]

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Instead of Black Friday, choose to Opt Outside!

Nov 15, 2017

  It’s the day after Thanksgiving and you’re looking to recover from a day stuffed with turkey and pie.  Instead of frantically shopping in stores, skip the stress and head outdoors! Crystal Cove Conservancy works alongside our partners at Crystal Cove State Park to preserve and protect Crystal Cove’s 2,400 acres of backcountry, 3.2 miles […]

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Back to School at Crystal Cove State Park

Oct 19, 2017

  It might not quite feel like autumn yet, but Crystal Cove Conservancy’s K-12 STEM education programs have already returned to the field at Crystal Cove State Park!  Last school year, over 4,500 students took part in our citizen science programs on land and at sea.  These future marine biologists, ecologists, and environmental scientists helped […]

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Here there be Dragons

Oct 19, 2017

  This past summer, Crystal Cove witnessed a boom of dragonflies.  Their aerial antics could be seen almost everywhere, from patrolling along the Los Trancos Creek to forming large swarms in the Moro Canyon backcountry.  Their dances are not merely aesthetic, but the product of a highly adapted insect who plays a key role in […]

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