We are only a few minutes from Crystal Cove State Park has 3.2 miles of beach and 2,400 acres of woodland, which makes it popular for hiking and horseback riding. Crystal Cove is used by mountain bikers inland and scuba divers underwater. The beach is popular with swimmers and surfers. Visitors can explore tide pools and sandy coves.MORE INFORMATION >
The public entrance to Thousand Steps Beach is located directly across the street from 9th Street and South Coast Highway (Pacific Coast Highway - PCH) just 2 blocks South of the South Coast Medical Center. There is a sign and approximately 230 steep steps leading to the beach. It is a trek going down and coming back up, yet it is worth the haul great for good exercise.