Pescadero State Beach


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Pescadero State Beach


Location:14.5 miles south of Half Moon Bay on Highway 1.
Facilities:Picnic area, hiking trails.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, birding, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Beach's mile-long shoreline includes sandy coves, rocky cliffs, and tide pools. Across the highway is Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve, a refuge for blue heron, kites, deer, raccoons, foxes, and other wildlife. Dogs are prohibited on the beach or in the Preserve at all times.
Address:c/o Santa Cruz District Office
303 Big Trees Park Rd
Felton, CA 95018

Phone:650-726-8819
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=522
Size: 700 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Push past well-known Pescadero State Beach for its often-overlooked neighbor just down the highway, Bean Hollow State Beach.
GO Pescadero State Beach Relax with a picnic and watch the surf beat against the shore's rocks.
Bean Hollow State Beach has striking rock formations; you can wade in the lagoon at Pescadero State Beach. The 4 miles of Half Moon Bay state beaches along the city's namesake bay provide overlooks for dolphin- and whale-watching.
Jean Myer of Mountain View, California, loves Pescadero State Beach on Northern California's San Mateo County coast when the weather gets hot.
Pescadero State Beach. After big storms, the long swath of sandy, dune-backed shore just north of Pescadero Creek is one of the best beaches along the San Mateo County coast to find driftwood.