The 20 Most Iconic Skate Spots in the World

As skaters, we spend a lot of time thinking about spots. We all have our favorites, from the warm-up ledge to the manual pads in the parking garage, we try our best to keep to ourselves. But no matter how fond we are of these places, the spots in videos seem infinitely better.

We’re talking about the J. Kwons, Embarcaderos and Hollywood Highs of the world. We’ve seen them in dozens of clips and photos, and we’ve catalogued all of the lines and tricks that they’ve played host to. We could tell you where they are, when they can be skated and what you should watch out for if ever you make it to any of them. They are our landmarks. These are the 20 most iconic skate spots in the world.

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