Hike: 2,391 acres of undeveloped woodland is waiting for hikers of all ages. Parking is at Moro Canyon parking lot behind El Morro school with maps available at the ranger station.

Bike: Crystal Cove has become a center for Orange County cyclists. Miles of dirt road and single track routes are available.

Horse: Bring your own horse. No stables at the park. Equestrian trails available.

Diving: The park’s offshore waters are designated as an underwater park and is a popular diving area.

Surfing: When the surf’s up, enjoy clean-water reef breaks.

Camping: Two campsites on Moro Ridge. One campsite at Deer Canyon with picnic tables. Must hike up to sites. Primitive camping at its best. Pack it in! Pack it out! 

Camping: (Seaside) 58 campsites on the seaside bluff overlooking the Pacific.
28 are reserved for RV use. To read the details of seaside camping,


Tidepooling: Reef Point, Pelican Point. See Tidepool page for critters. 
Our thanks to Stephen Francis for the photo.

Kayaking: Enjoy a leisurely paddle off shore. Views toward the inland hills are breath-taking.

Fishing: Bring your own bait and try your luck at catching a variety of sportfish. For fishing in the Park, link to…..


Runners on Moro Ridge

Running the El Moro Ridge Trail

Bird Watching