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    Pirate's Cove

    Shell Beach, California

    Pirate's Cove

    Pirate's Cove Professional Guide

    Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

    "Once in a while even in what seems to be just another strip beach town, you find a little unexpected jewel. Pirate’s Cove is Shell Beach’s diamond in the rough.

    Shell Beach is actually the north end of Pismo Beach, but the residential community and its commercial strip has its own distinctive character. The northernmost section of Shell Beach is a strip of newer cliff-top resorts, condominiums, and newer homes."

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    Trail Information

    Shell Beach
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    Coastal Trails of Southern California

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    Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
    Accessibility
    2.6
    Distance
    141 feet
    Elevation Gain
    Out-and-back
    Trail Type
    Easy
    Skill Level
    1.5 hours
    Duration
    Year-round
    Season
    27 feet
    Trailhead Elevation
    168 feet
    Top Elevation
    Views, Wild Flowers
    Features
    San Luis Obispo County Parks, 1087 Santa Rosa St., San Luis Obispo 93408; (805) 781-5930; slocountyparks.org
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