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I FOUND A 29 POUND PIECE OF JADE.................STILL HAVE IT.

Great place to visit and camp with kids. At low tide, you can find jade without a wet suit. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Donnis S
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Sunnyvale, United States
Amazing

This cove and coast line drive is truely amazing . There is a different formation or site to see... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
l0tusdesigns
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Bunbury, Australia
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“I FOUND A 29 POUND PIECE OF JADE.................STILL HAVE IT.”
8 May 2018
“Do you want to climb down a cliff?”
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Jade hunters enjoy looking for this gem on the beach.
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Highway 1, San Simeon, CA 93920
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit and camp with kids. At low tide, you can find jade without a wet suit. The best time to find jade is the first the first time just after a storm.

Thank Donnis S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Do you want to climb down a cliff? No? Neither did I. Wish I had known that would be required to get to this beach, so I could have saved myself the trouble of driving down here, slipping and falling on the long muddy trail...More

3  Thank julie248
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This cove and coast line drive is truely amazing . There is a different formation or site to see around every corner.

1  Thank l0tusdesigns
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The beach is beautiful. You don't have a lot of tourist. This is a nice place to come to during the afternoon when the other beaches are occupied by tourist.

1  Thank JoeA336
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I think the signs were missing because we looked all over for this beach and never found it, but found several ticks in the process!

1  Thank zoofamily
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I enjoyed my visit to the Jade Cove on a relaxed Monday afternoon. There was nobody else around I spent two hours exploring the trail. Certain stretches of the trail are not easily passable due to the plants, but do make it through, the view...More

2  Thank Meiyi C
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I was intrigued by all the jade for sale in Big Sur and was insisted we stop to find some of our own. It's not that easy! the cove was not marked, the trail led to a steep cliff and it took us a while...More

6  Thank Sojourner_mom
Reviewed 26 January 2016

The place has a mysteriously beautiful vibe to it. When we went there in Sept it was foggy and a bit cold...man was it nice tho. My wife and i just walked around aimlessly in awe...maybe thats why we didn't find any jade...oh well...still killer.

3  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The cove is on the south end of the beach. There are laws against picking jade above the mean tide line. But, just walk the beach, carefully, and you're bound to find a piece you'll take home to share with your friends who didn't make...More

5  Thank David J
Reviewed 16 October 2015

If you ilk untouched beauty that showcases the best that Central California has to offer. If you want shops and amenities, don't come here.

Thank OneOrchidLover
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