We walked from Balboa Pier to Newport Pier (and return - 1 hour round trip). There is a beach boardwalk along the front with ample parking. There are good beach/gift shops and cafes. Overall a nice clean beach great for morning walks and sunbathing!
- Crystal Cove State Park Historic District Walking Tour
- 10 mile loop Bommer Ridge to Crystal Cove
- Crystal Cove State Park Beach Geology