Chat and Snack with a Ranger

Berns Amphitheatre

State Parks, Campgrounds and S’mores are a summertime tradition. Come down to the Berns Amphitheater at Crystal Cove State Park to Chat and Snack with a Ranger and learn about some of the nocturnal animals that live in the park. Bring your S’more fixings and we’ll have the fire pit lit. Meet at the Berns […]

Junior Rangers

Crystal Cove State Park, Upper Moro Lot 8471 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA, United States

Join a Park Ranger for a fun introduction to the animals and plants of Crystal Cove State Park in our weekly Junior Ranger programs. This children’s nature program is a favorite in State Parks and allows kids to earn a badge, stamps, a poster, or a patch. Meet at the Ranger Station (PCH inland at […]

Family Fun Morning

Crystal Cove State Park, Upper Moro Lot 8471 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA, United States

Explore Crystal Cove State Park at your own pace. Head out on the Environmental Study Loop Trail or into Moro Canyon with self-guided activities on this Family Fun Morning. Look for animal evidence, smell local plants, and listen for bird songs while learning about the natural resources in the park. Meet a park naturalist to […]

Summer Bird Walk

Berns Amphitheatre

Love birds, nature, and strolls in the park? Crystal Cove State Park is a great spot to identify new species as well as seeing and hearing our resident avian friends like California Gnatcatchers, Greater Roadrunners, and Osprey. Come join a park naturalist for an easy SUMMER Bird Walk in the backcountry and along the shoreline. […]

Stewardship Sunday

Crystal Cove State Park, Reef Point Entrance

Come be part of the Crystal Cove Clean-up Crew. Volunteers needed for STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY to clean the park’s coastline and bluff trail and set an AWESOME example of stewardship. If you have them, bring your own supplies including buckets and reusable bags to help reduce plastic waste, but we will have supplies available. Meet at […]

Whale & Wildlife “Twalk

Crystal Cove State Park, Pelican Point Lot

Crystal Cove State Park is a great spot to look for resident dolphins, migrating whales, and birds just passing by the coastline. Join a park naturalist for a Whale & Wildlife “Twalk” and learn some fun facts about the coastal creatures as we walk the bluff trail and scan the ocean at each overlook. Bring […]

‘Biodiversity Day’ hike

Berns Amphitheatre

Start the day off right in Crystal Cove State Park’s beautiful backcountry with a guided Biodiversity Day hike. Join a park naturalist for an easy ½ mile in and ½ […]

Crystal Cove Hiking & Yoga with REI

Berns Amphitheatre

Combine the power of yoga and the cardio of hiking for the ideal SoCal outdoor experience. Enjoy the mild weather and ocean vistas of Orange County's Crystal Cove State Park with us as we explore and play. We will start with a guided 3-mile hike along the canyon among the oak and sycamore trees, then […]

$119

Backcountry Navigation With A Map and Compass with REI

Crystal Cove State Park, Upper Moro Lot 8471 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA, United States

During this class, our instructors will help you understand the information provided on your map, the proper use of your compass, and how to put the two together. You'll learn about magnetic north, true north, and magnetic variation (declination). After covering these fundamentals, you'll get time to practice taking a bearing from the terrain and […]

$119

Backcountry Navigation With A Map and Compass with REI

Crystal Cove State Park, Upper Moro Lot 8471 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA, United States

During this class, our instructors will help you understand the information provided on your map, the proper use of your compass, and how to put the two together. You'll learn about magnetic north, true north, and magnetic variation (declination). After covering these fundamentals, you'll get time to practice taking a bearing from the terrain and […]

$119
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