San Luis Obispo County, California

Explorer Montana De Oro's Spooner's Cove

Originally added by Talia Touboul

Stunning Scenery. Romantic Spot. Easy Accessibility. Dog Friendly.

Spooner’s cove is one of those small hidden beaches where you can watch stunning sunsets in a peaceful environment. Located in Montana De Oro State Park, the small gem is surrounded by countless hikes and camping spot. It is also one of the only areas of the park that is dog friendly. If you are looking to have a romantic location, Spooner’s cove is a prime spot.

It is also a fantastic location for diving and free diving. You can dive straight off the beach and follow either sides of the cove to head out towards the open water (Be aware of rocks). You’ll find kelp forests about a quarter mile out, or some lost ship parts towards the south side.

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Chillin
Fishing
Photography
Kayaking
Swimming
Diving
Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildlife

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Beautiful and free!

Love this place. Beautiful cliffs, water, beach and so much more! Easy parking when we went years ago. Was there on a cloudy day and there were less than 10 people!

One Of My Favorite Places

Love this place, great for the whole family.

Never disappointed by the sunset

This is one of those places where each sunset is more beautiful than the next. Grab some food, gather your friends, and spend a great evening mesmerized by the view.

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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