Crystal Cove In-Person Field Trip

Book an in-person field trip for Crystal Cove State Park

Join a CA State Park Interpreter for a 1-2 hour guided field trip activity at Crystal Cove State Park! During the field trip, you and your students will meet with Alex at the Lower Reef Point Parking Lot at Crystal Cove State Park. Students will enjoy a beach walk with Alex and discover the importance of Marine Protected Areas at Crystal Cove State Park. Students will have the opportunity to explore the local ecosystem and make observations of what they discover. All attendees should be prepared for a short hike down to the beach and approximately 1.5-2 miles along the beach.

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Field trips are available through the 2021-2022 school year with a maximum group size of 30 students and a preferred adult to student ratio of 1:10.

PLEASE NOTE: Upon completion of scheduling your field trip, you will receive a tentative confirmation email pending the completion of the following document . Please have this form signed by your administrator and return it via email to If you have any immediate questions or concerns please contact

You and your students may be eligible for re-imbursement of transportation costs for your in-person field trip to Crystal Cove State Park. Click here to learn more!