Crown Memorial State Beach

Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda, Alameda County, United States | Beach | Boating | Canoeing | County Parks | Cycling / Biking | Fishing | Harbour | Kayaking | Music | Nature Reserve | Outdoor Activities | Sailing | Sea Kayaking | Swimming | Watersports | Windsurfing | Conservation | Dogs | Environmental Centre | Kiteboarding Kitesurfing | Volleyball | Eco Tourism | Live Entertainment | Leisure Park

Crown Memorial State Beach, Alameda, CA, California, United States

The natural history of Crown Memorial State Beach is emphasized in two locations. Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary at the east end Harbours aquatic birds and other salt marsh creatures. Crab Cove at the north end is a marine reserve where all plant and animal life is protected.

Crab Cove Visitor Center, located on McKay Avenue, Alameda, within Crown Beach, contains exhibits and aquaria highlighting flora and fauna of San Francisco Bay and other marine areas.

Park Activities include:
Swimming - The water is warm and shallow at Crown Beach. At the west end of the Beach is a bathhouse with changing rooms.

Boating - There is no boat launch facility. Only sailboards, kayaks and car-top inflatables are permitted at Crown Beach.

Board sports - Crown Beach is popular with windsurfers and kite boarders. Rental equipment and lessons are available on spring weekends and during the summer.

Picnicking - Next to the bathhouse are picnic tables, barbecue pits and lots of lawn area for ball games.

Fishing - Fishing is allowed from shore subject to State Fish and Game regulations. Persons 16 years and older must have a California State Fishing License.

Dogs - Dogs are not permitted on the Beach. Dogs are allowed only on lawn areas and along the paved pathways. Dogs must be on leashes.

Naturalist-Guided Programs - Naturalist-guided programs for school groups and other organized groups are available in the Crab Cove Visitor Center.

Special Events - An annual crowd-pleasing tradition at Crown is the Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest, held in front of the bathhouse on a low-tide Saturday morning in June.

Concerts at the Cove offer incredible free Music and fun! Extended hours at the Visitor Center plus family activities on the deck and beautiful views of San Francisco Bay make our concerts extra special. Bring your blanket or lawn chair; food and beverages available for purchase.

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Eighth Street and Otis Drive Alameda, CA, California, United States
Alameda
California
United States
+15105217090
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Boating
Canoeing
County Parks
Cycling / Biking
Fishing
Harbour
Kayaking
Music
Nature Reserve
Outdoor Activities
Sailing
Sea Kayaking
Swimming
Watersports
Windsurfing
Conservation
Dogs
Environmental Centre
Kiteboarding Kitesurfing
Volleyball
Eco Tourism
Live Entertainment
Leisure Park
Bird Sanctuary
Crab Cove Reserve
Visitor Center
Crown Beach
Swimming Beaches
Bathhouse
Changing Rooms
Sailboards
Kayaks
Windsurfers
Kite Boarders
Picnic Tables
Barbecue Pits
Fishing Off Shore
Dogs Permitted Areas
Naturalist-guided Programs
Sand Castle Competitions
Sand Sculpture Contest
Free Music Concerts