In Plain Sight: A Christmas Tree at Crystal Cove State Park

This beautifully lit Christmas tree can be found in front of The Beachcomber.

The Scene

A Christmas tree in front of The Beachcomber at Crystal Cove State Park

Getting There

Park in the Crystal Cove Los Trancos lot and walk down the trail to the beach access tunnel or take the shuttle ($2). 

Explorer Credit

Mark Tierney @marktierneyphotography

Behind the Shot

It has been a tradition of mine to head down to this part of Crystal Cove in December. My wife and I arrived early enough before sunset to grab a bite at The Beachcomber. Then we hung around on the beach until sunset to get some photos.”