Shell Beach

This La Jolla beach is perfect for checking out tide pools and looking for seashells. Located at the south end of Ellen Browning Scripps Park, this beach is easily accessible via a staircase from the street; though it’s rarely crowded. This unusual beach is made up of only a small area of sandy shore, but it is a great place to wander around and look for shells and during low tide, a small tide pool area and plenty of sea life is visible.


Great spot to look for seashells and check out tide pools at low tide

Walking distance to other La Jolla beaches, including La Jolla Cove

Not ideal for swimming, but great place to walk around and watch the waves


Bike Parking

Dogs Allowed

Good for Groups

Good for Kids

Free Parking

Shell Beach:

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