Crown Memorial State Beach

This is a 2.5 mile beach with sand dunes. The beach hosts Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary at the east end of the park which harbors aquatic birds and other salt marsh creatures. Crab Cove at the north end of the park is a marine reserve where all plant and animal life is protected. No dogs allowed on beach. There is no boat launch facility. Kayaks, sailboards and windsurfers are available for rent and there are kiteboarding and windsurf lessons offered by the Boardsports School.


Only sailboards, kayaks and car top inflatables are permitted at Crown Beach.

Operating Hours

Hours of operation are between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m.


There are parking and boat launch fees. There is a dog fee but guide dogs are free.

Disabled Access

There are wheelchair accessible restrooms, drinking fountains, parking and paved trails.


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near 8th Street and Otis Drive

601 Westline Dr

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Contact Info

Phone: 1-888-327-2757 option 3, extension 4522