How would you describe the magic of Crystal Cove to someone who hasn’t visited before?


Do you start by explaining the history of the quaint historic cottages? Do you mention the 2,400 acres of backcountry, which provide 18 miles of trails to hike, bike, and explore? Do you describe the perfect beach day that includes tidepool exploration? Or tell them about the over 10,000 students participating in one of our STEM education programs.

We know it’s hard to mention just one aspect because Crystal Cove State Park is a place like no other. The park holds a special place in the heart of our community – and it means something different to each person.

Crystal Cove Conservancy is dedicated to preserving and enhancing this coastal gem, and we invite you to join us in our mission.


As a member, you will…

  • gain access to exclusive events, behind-the-scenes tours, and opportunities to connect with park enthusiasts
  • receive a Crystal Cove Conservancy Store discount
  • stay in-the-know on all of the latest happenings at Crystal Cove
  • an exclusive Membership Welcome Package including an eco-friendly tote bag & signature sticker featuring Michael Bryan’s captivating “Bird’s Eye View” (pictured above)
  • an event calendar, welcome card, and personalized membership card

Your support as a Crystal Cove Conservancy member is vital to our efforts to protect and preserve Crystal Cove for generations to come.

Whether you have a passion for history, a love for nature, a commitment to education, or simply an appreciation for the beauty of our unique coastline, there’s something for everyone at Crystal Cove.

Please join us today with a one-time membership gift or by becoming a monthly sustaining member. Every donation makes a difference. Sign-up today using the form below!

Questions? Feel free to reach out to

Thank you for being an integral part of our Crystal Cove Community.

See you around the park!

*100 Days of Summer Crystal Cove State Park Parking Pass is an incentive to donors who donate $1,000 at the annual level or $85 at the monthly level between 3/20/2024 and 6/20/2024. Parking pass is valid from day of receipt until 9/3/24.

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