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Avila beach arch ?

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Avila beach arch ?

Where is the Avila Beach Arch located? I see pictures of this arch but cannot find it.

If someone can tell me how to get there I would appreciate it.

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Avila Beach
Avila Beach
San Luis Obispo County, CA
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1. Re: Avila beach arch ?

You need to take the small road "Cave Landing Road" shortly before you arrive the main town of Avila Beach. It is a short drive. The end is Pivates Cove Lookout parking lot. Then walk on a short dirt trail towards the ocean to see it.

Here is Google's 3D satellite image to maximum zoom on the rock where the arch is. Zoom out and you shall see where it is on the map.

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2. Re: Avila beach arch ?

On Google Maps search for Smugglers Cave, San Luis Obispo, CA

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3. Re: Avila beach arch ?

Just be aware that Pirate's Cove is a clothing optional beach

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4. Re: Avila beach arch ?

It appears that in #1 I have omitted the link to the satellite picture. Sorry. Here it is:

https://goo.gl/maps/DFRR1zbwcLT2

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5. Re: Avila beach arch ?

Thanks everyone..... I walked right past it from the parking lot.

I was in to much of a hurry getting down to Pirate's Cove.

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