Archive for August, 2013

The Shake Shack Keeps on Shakin’

Aug 1, 2013

THE SHAKE SHACK KEEPS ON SHAKIN’ Crystal Cove’s Shake Shack has been serving up its famous Shakes since the mid 1940s   Overlooking the Crystal Cove State Park Historic District, the Shake Shack offers a great place for visitors to stop and enjoy classic road food: burger and fries, washed down with a refreshing shake. Open since 1946, it’s […]

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Movies on the Beach

Aug 1, 2013

MOVIES ON THE BEACH A winning combination of Sand, Surf, and the Silver Screen draws crowds to Crystal Cove for it’s Film Nights on the Beach   Since the early 1900s, Crystal Cove has been a favorite spot for filmmakers seeking a beach setting. Today, CCA gives visitors the opportunity to celebrate this rich moviemaking history with its viewings […]

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Education Commons

Aug 1, 2013

EDUCATION COMMONS Recently restored, the Education Commons now welcomes park visitors with special programs and events.   In the heart of the historic district, the area where the Education Commons is located once featured small weekly rentals operated by the manager of Crystal Cove. In front of the small structures, there were also public showers and restrooms for the tenting community. Families […]

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SNAP at the Study Loop

Aug 1, 2013

SNAP AT THE STUDY LOOP Braille Institute students helped CCA design innovative new citizen science programs for the new Berns Environmental Study Loop.   For a group of students from the Braille Institute of Orange County, an afternoon at Crystal Cove successfully offered a crash course in acoustics, birding and sensory awareness. In late July, the students embarked on […]

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Natural Art

Aug 1, 2013

NATURAL ART Crystal Cove sea glass adds splashes of color to miles of pristine beach.   A natural phenomenon, colorful sea glass washes up on the shores of Crystal Cove for visitors to discover while walking the beach. Smoothed by the constant motion of the ocean, sea glass is created from shards of broken bottles that date back as far as […]

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