Sarah’s Travels

La Jolla Cove and Underwater Park, San Diego
By:Sarah in California
Date: 15 July 2013

La Jolla Cove is about 1 1/2 miles to the West of Soledad Mountain, at the end of Hwy 52, in the Northern part of San Diego. Beside a small but beautiful beach, the Cove also hosts an underwater park.

On some of the rocks near the beach, we see and hear the seals:

Close up on the seals:

The white area in the background is covered with birds.

An interesting feature of the Cove:

The boardwalk above:

The life guards' station. Notice this interesting rock formation that looks like fingers or toes:

Rock formations further to the South:

The San Diego La Jolla Underwater Park, according to Wikipedia "spans 6,000 acres (24 km2) of ocean bottom and tidelands. The park has become a popular destination for snorkelers and scuba divers. The park was created by the City of San Diego in 1970":

"This plaque in commemoration of Conrad F. Limbaugh and Harold F. Riley for their great efforts toward the creation of the San Diego La Jolla Underwater Park"

View from the boardwalk, near the life guards' station: