Posts by Michele Whiteaker

Pelican Point and Treasure Cove at Crystal Cove State Park

Pelican Point and Treasure Cove

The Pelican Point Entrance is where Newport Coast Drive dead ends into Crystal Cove State Park. Parking is on the beach side of PCH. My family enjoys this entrance because of the boardwalk that goes through the coastal sage scrub and the path that winds around to the viewpoint path over Little Treasure Cove. Driving Directions to Pelican Point and Treasure Cove Parking … [Read more...]

Reef Point at Crystal Cove State Park

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Reef Point is the start of the bluff area that stretches north above Moro Beach. You can stick to the bluff trails and boardwalks or you can take the stairs and ramps down to the ocean. Driving Directions to Reef Point: Take Pacific Coast Highway to south of the shops at Crystal Cove. The entrance to this Crystal Cove State Beach parking area is on the beach side. Turn … [Read more...]

Top 5 Parks for Families Lists for 5th #KidstoParks Day

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National Park Trust is a non-profit organization working to preserve parks today and create park stewards for tomorrow. Help them reach their goal of 500,000 pledges for Kids to Parks Day on May 16th and be entered to win a Nikon camera and even more prizes! They are already more than halfway there. Take the pledge and be counted! You don't even have to join an existing … [Read more...]