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Address: 8471 Pacific Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Chrystal Cove is located between Laguna Beach and Corona Del Mar. This is a state park with one of the greatest beaches in OC. Enjoy walking the trails. Parking is good. Just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Chrystal Cove is located between Laguna Beach and Corona Del Mar. This is a state park with one of the greatest beaches in OC. Enjoy walking the trails. Parking is good. Just go. This is a can't miss experience.

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Long Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great family outing walking along coast and exploring the different inlets. Plenty to do for the family where it's clean and safe. Would recommend parking across the street to save money if less than 2 hrs or if you only plan to visit the cottages. Trolly to cottages, restaurant, and additional beach. If you're looking for food... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful beach for long, romantic walks. Depending on the tide, some parts may require flip flop wear, but usually we can do 2-3 miles barefoot.

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Suwanee, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It cost $15 to get in. It has awesome scenery and just really great that so much prime coast is a state part and protected.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second time in 5 years to the Newport Beach area; both times I stayed near this state park and enjoyed spending time there. There are hiking trails and the beach itself has quite a varied coastline. There are large unusually shaped rocks and tide pools and, although we didn't partake either time, places to swim and/or (body)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The state has done a great job with this historied site. Quality camping on a beautiful piece of the ocean!

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The state park has a few (4) good hikes -we did the 5mile which is more like 4.3mile from our gps and it is the second longest option- with 11 miles being the longest/most difficult. Toilets & water at the carpark but none on-route. Views are stunning. It's a decent climb up and then runs along the top of the... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite Beach in California to see marine life when tide low it's present, good for taking pictures & relax

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Newport Beach/Laguna Beach be sure to visit this park. It has miles of wonderful hiking trails, a pristine shoreline, great cliffs for scenery, a historic district you can view from afar, and The Beachcomber, an outstanding restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been many times and Crystal Cove never gets old. It's one of my favorite places and least crowded beaches! This isn't a Huntington Beach/Newport Beach area with a pier and the iconic surf culture/super touristy vibe. This is more of a relax on the beach, take a little dip in the water and watch the locals surf kinda spot.... More 

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