Archive for July, 2013

Beachcomber Express

Jul 1, 2013

Beachcomber Express Kick off the season with summer specials and cool ocean breezes at The Beachcomber Cafe. On June 20, The Beachcomber Café’s beachside “Express Tent” opened with food and beach services daily. Enjoy handcrafted sandwiches, garden salads, barbecue burgers, soft drinks and ice cream, while also picking up beach accessories like chairs, umbrellas and toys to keep […]

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Scouting for Nature

Jul 1, 2013

Scouting for Nature From animals to nature, Girl Scouts explore Crystal Cove’s programs for earning coveted badges. This June, an excited group of fifth grade Girl Scouts from Irvine helped CCA test some activities at the new Berns Environmental Study Loop. The girls took a brisk nature walk around the loop, participating in interactive stations designed to help scouts […]

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Stingray Safety!

Jul 1, 2013

Stingray Safety! Understanding stingray behavior is the first step to ensuring a fun and safe day at the beach. CCA helps to protect all of the inhabitants of Crystal Cove’s Underwater Park—even the ones that bite, sting and are poisonous!— but wants beachgoers to enjoy an unforgettable day at the coast. Warmer months particularly see higher numbers of round stingrays, a […]

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Cottage #46: The Store

Jul 1, 2013

Cottage #46: The Store Once a soda fountain and store in the 1950s, Cottage #46 now features rotating exhibits showcasing the best of Crystal Cove. With a prime location right on the sand, Cottage #46 was a thriving store and soda fountain in its 1950s heyday, replacing the previous store that was uprooted after sustaining damage from a […]

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Underwater Wilderness

Jul 1, 2013

UNDERWATER WILDERNESS CCA protects kelp forests, reefs and more in the marine protected area of Crystal Cove. With more than 1,100 acres of pristine marine protected area (approximately one-third of the park), Crystal Cove is a hotbed of underwater activity. Since January 2012, when Crystal Cove became a designated region in which human activity is restricted in the interest of protecting ocean ecosystems, […]

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