State: Southern California
Open all Year: Yes
Number of Sites: 3
Camp URL: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=644
Full Hook: Yes
About: The park features three miles of Pacific coastline, plus wooded canyons, open bluffs, and offshore waters designated as an underwater park. Crystal Cove is not just used by people who enjoy water related activities, such as swimming, surfing, sunbathing, scuba and skin diving, but also people who like to fish, mountain bike and hike.
The great expanse upland, north and east of the Pacific Coast Highway is for hikers, who can follow hillside and canyon trails to campsites that allow visitors to feel they are “away from it all,” despite being near one of the greatest population centers in the United States.
Parking fees: An All Day Parking Pass -$15 (2011)
Annual Pass-$125 (2011)
Directions: The park is located off Pacific Coast Highway between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach, California with easy access from I-5, 405 and 73.