Virtual Guidebook to Santa Cruz, Monterey, Big Sur and Central Coast
Shell Beach
north of Pismo Beach California


Though it is actually part of the city of Pismo Beach, Shell Beach retains its own identity. It is residential, not a tourist destination, though in the past the Dinosaur Cave lured travellers in off the coastal highway.



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Margo Dodd Park runs along the clifftops in the quiet little town of Shell Beach

(June 11, 2010)


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Named for a former tourist trap, Dinosaur Cave Park features sea lavender and clifftop views towards Pismo Beach

(June 11, 2010)


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