Crystal Cove State Park Historic District Walking Tour

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Newport Coast, California

Crystal Cove State Park Historic District Walking Tour is a 1.4 kilometer out and back trail located near Newport Coast, California. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and walking.

Distance: 1.4 km Elevation Gain: 25 m Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

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no dogs

Take some time to relax and explore the 12-acre historic district, once part of the Irvine Ranch lands, consisting of 46 Cottages built in the 1920s and 1930s. For decades, families have camped and played here. Artists have captured the Cove's natural beauty on canvas for almost 100 years. Hollywood filmmakers made movies here and constructed small thatched huts on the beach for films they were creating. Some of these film sets later evolved into cottages. People built cottages on the bluffs and on the sand, and families lived in the cottages until 2001. Today, many of the cottages can be rented by the general public.

Beautiful walk.

Great easy trail to see the beautiful pacific ocean and tide pools. Steep hills to get to the beach so I’d recommend shoes with traction to get down there to prevent slipping.

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9 months ago

Views of the coast and an opportunity to be on the beach.

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10 months ago

Free 15 minute parking. Great hike. Pretty view and restaurants near by. With public bathrooms.

Beautiful coastal views!!!!

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Mon May 20 2019

If I were rating the surrounding area and beachfront property, I would give at least a 4 star. As nice as the area is the trail is nothing more than a roadway through the Laguna beach historic district. Other than a leisure stroll, minus the views, the trail itself doesn't have much to offer.

hiking
Fri May 10 2019

Beautiful beach, but not really what I was looking for. Wish the beach and mountainous portion of the park didn’t have the same address, as I was dropped off here as a mistake.

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rocky
Mon Apr 01 2019

Went here for a college field trip. Was great! Enjoyed the view and the tide pools. Very clean and family friendly.

Wed Jan 02 2019

Loved this trail

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Mon Oct 17 2016

Amazing view. Nice trails

recorded Reef Point and Crystal Cove Trail

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