Enjoy a Sunset Run at Crystal Cove
Orange County › Crystal Cove SP
Added by Karen Heifferon
The most beautiful beach run in Orange CountyRun past tide pools and view wildlife5 miles out and back
This is a favorite evening run. Park in the lot with a state pass, head down the cliff and back, and you'll get an amazing workout.
Tip: Time your runs at low tide.
- Running shoes
- Hat or sunblock
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Amazing run, but even better beach area
I grew up here. My dad grew up here. Our family has camped/had a cottage here since the 1940s. The cottages are now state owned and are so much fun to rent. We have stayed here every year since the state opened Crystal Cove as a state park. Obviously I am a little biased, but this is the best spot in Southern California. While surrounded by all the glitz and business, you head down a hill to the cove and feel like you have gone back in time to a simpler era. Beautiful beach, tide pools and restaurant. The Beachcomber Restaurant is great and was my great-grandparents house. Our favorite spot now is actually right above the cove at Ruby's Shake Shack. If in the Newport Beach/Laguna Beach area you have to check this place out.
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