Crystal Cove Alliance (CCA), the official nonprofit partner of Crystal Cove State Park, is dedicated to preserving the cultural, natural and historic resources of Crystal Cove.
The partnership between Crystal Cove State Park and CCA has led to the renovation of 29 historic beachfront cottages, now open for overnight stays, as well as historic education programs designed for the public. CCA is proud of the park receiving the prestigious 2007 Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation. A leader in fundraising, restoration, education and concession services, CCA is devoted to creating a sustainable future for Crystal Cove.
Seventeen historic cottages remain to be restored.
Crystal Cove Alliance's educational programs focus on the conservation of the state park, including the off-shore Marine Proctected Area.
Crystal Cove Alliance runs and educational program, Marine Protected Area Citizen Science Cruise for junior high and high school students. This cruise collects data from Crystal Cove Marine Covservation Area.