Archive for April, 2016

Cottage #26

Apr 1, 2016

In the 1950s, one of the cottages on the North Beach, Cottage #26, was purchased by Carl and Mary Browning.  Originally from British Columbia, the Brownings used the cottage as a summer getaway, hosting countless celebrations for family and friends along the way. One of the Brownings’ favorite traditions was an annual costume party and […]

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“Ollie the Otter” Visits Crystal Cove!

Apr 1, 2016

If you visit the park this month, keep your eyes on the water.  Last month, Crystal Cove was visited by a very unusual guest: a Southern sea otter, dubbed “Ollie the Otter” by keen-eyed CCA staff, who was spotted munching on lobsters and octopuses along the shoreline south of the Historic District. Crystal Cove is […]

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Celebrate Earth Day at Crystal Cove State Park!

Apr 1, 2016

On Saturday April 16, you and your family are invited to celebrate Earth Day with Crystal Cove State Park. In partnership with the California State Parks Foundations and Edison International, volunteers for CCSP’s Earth Day event will help beautify Crystal Cove’s beloved Historic District. “The Historic District can always use some love,” says CCSP Interpretive […]

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New Beach Wheelchairs – Just in Time for Summer

Apr 1, 2016

Thanks to all of the generous donors who supported CCA’s year-end campaign to increase accessibility at Crystal Cove State Park, new specialized beach wheelchairs have been added to our fleet.  With your help, we were able to successfully raise funds that will provide elderly and disabled visitors an opportunity to experience Crystal Cove’s beautiful beaches […]

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