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. The Crab Cove Visitor Center is free and has many exhibits.
Hours of operation are between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m.
Parking fee is $5 per vehicle and $4 per trailered vehicle. Dog fee is $2 per dog but guide dogs are free.
There are many wheelchair accessible restrooms, drinking fountains, parking, picnic tables and paved bicycle and walking trails that head south from the beach.
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near 8th Street and Otis Drive601 Westline Dr
Phone: 1-888-327-2757 option 3, extension 4522