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Aug 14, 2016 - Shelter Cove

The adventure today started in Shelter Cove with its black sand beaches and the best fish and chips at Shelter Cove RV & Deli. Unfortunately their grill was broken. They suggested the pizza place down the road. Just down the road was a park with a lighthouse, so we decided to visit that first. In Mal Coombs Park the Shelter Cove Lighthouse stands in the center. The lighthouse is actually the old Cape Mendocino Lighthouse which was moved to this location near Point Delgada and reassembled in the year 2000. There is a small rocky beach...

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Apr 24, 2011 - Black Sand Beach in Shelter Cove

Tom: Mitch and Susan heading back to Oregon this afternoon; but before they left we made a morning trip to Shelter Cove and the Black Sand beach. Beautiful and unique. The pics say it all. Wound up the morning w/a fish and chips lunch in Shelter Cove and back to home base in Benbow. Mitch and Susan off and running. It was great to see them and we had a great time (as we always do). The afternoon was sunny and warm. I managed to get 6 holes of golf in at the Benbow golf course and we topped the evening off w/an evening walk around the...

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Aug 10, 2009 - Shelter Cove, CA

A side trip over the coastal range to Shelter Cove was really a unique experience. The road was treacherous in spots and I am certainly glad we weren't towing the RV. There is an RV park right on the beach but not for our size RV! We did have fun tide pooling and the little cafe had great fish and chips. A side note, the tire pressure on one truck tire was low so the RV park camp host helped us out with his less than adequate compressor. But the helpfulness was awesome.

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Jun 23, 2009 - Shelter Cove, CA

Holy cr@p! we just did a day trip to a place named Shelter Cove about 50 miles from where we're staying and to say that this place is "foo the beaten path" would be an understatement! The road from Hwy 101 to Shelter Cove was a 25 mile twisty, narrow, windy road that climbed from 300 above sea level to 2200 feet above sea level in 6.5 miles. Yikes! Of course, Kathy was freaking out because of the, uh, cliffs - but we made it. :))

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