Black Sands Beach, Shelter Cove

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#11 of 18 in Outdoors in Humboldt County
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  • Lovely black pebble beach and beautiful waves to watch crashing in on the black rocks. Not great for playing in the water in The fall.  more »
  • This beach really is a hidden gem. We went on a Saturday afternoon and saw less than 10 people. The sand is jet black and the water is absolutely gorgeous. A couple of things to keep in mind: It is un...  more »
  • We walked up and down the black sand beach, we bird watched, and saw dozens of seals and sea lions. This was one of our favorite parts of our 8 days drive up the coast.  more »

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