Crystal Cove State Park’s upcoming events

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Enjoy a free Sea Glass Jewelry Making activity on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Turn a found object into a beautiful piece of jewelry. Learn the art of wire wrapping sea glass to turn it into a one-of-a-kind creation. Takes place at the Education Commons in the Historic District. Park in the Los Trancos lot. (PCH inland at the stoplight at Los Trancos then walk across the street or take the shuttle.)

sea glass wrapped jewelry

Stop by Ranger Alex’s Beachside Chat table on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 12-3 p.m. and learn about some of the fun and interesting animals that live at Crystal Cove State Park. Find Alex and her bounty of nature props near the Historic District Education Commons by the Beachcomber Cafe. Park in the Los Trancos lot. (PCH inland at stoplight Los Trancos then walk through the tunnel or take the shuttle.)

Join park naturalists for a Leap Day Bluff and Beach Sunset Walk on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 4:30 p.m. until sunset. Bring a camera and binoculars as you will search for migrating gray whales, birds and watch the sunset. The walk will be on the beach, and on both paved and dirt roads on the bluff. Dress in layers and bring water and a snack. Meet at Pelican Point parking lot #2, at the top of the boardwalk near the parking lot. (PCH coastward at Newport Coast, right at kiosk to first lot.)

Parking: $15 day-use fee. For additional information on events, call 949.376.6200 or visit

Interested in a historic cottage rental? Visit Cottages are available every day of the month. But call early, as they book up very quickly.