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Address: Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: 916-653-6995
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Explore the beach or the marsh

Nice trail around the marsh, but poison oak is everywhere along the sides of the trail. Don't take this walk unless you know how to identify and avoid poison oak.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice trail around the marsh, but poison oak is everywhere along the sides of the trail. Don't take this walk unless you know how to identify and avoid poison oak.

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Foster City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The northern end of Pescadero beach is a set of large sand dunes worth visiting. Then it opens up where the creek comes through (at some tides you can hike back into the creek/pond area East of the highway). Then a sandstone headland that is picturesque in that it has a lovely little cave/hole right through to the ocean! That... More 

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San Francisco, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Pescadero Beach is a beautiful white sand beach. It is adjacent to Pescadero Marsh which has 297 types of birds that fly by and migrate thru each year. The lagoon used to have whales in it 100 years ago but siltation caused by development has filled in the lagoon so that is no longer possible. Great Taqueria at the corner... More 

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Spring, Texas
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a beautiful beach with high bluffs. Lots of wading birds if you like to watch birds. it was fairly empty when we went which was during the week.

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Mantorville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Fantastic stopping point on the way to Santa Cruz. The beach is nice and it's fun to watch the waves hitting the rocks.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This was one of the many short stops we made as we drove up northern California Section of Highway One taking a view of the Half Moon Bay as we went along. The views are wonderful which is one of the main reasons to stop.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The beach and rocks that are on the shoreline put you in aww of the beauty there. Nice parking area with restrooms. And the walk north from the parking area to a little cove was very relaxing after a long drive. There's even a hidden passageway to Batmans cave, lol. Not really but the inset flat rock looks like a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

The views are breathtaking at this beach. There are all sorts of interesting trails to explore by the cliffs and by the shore. It is a place that you could spend many hours exploring. I didn't want to leave! It is a place that I will visit over and over again. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Easy access to the beach from an ample parking lot. Rest rooms. Wonderful place to enjoy Northern California beach. Great place to fly a kite. Waves were too big on the day we were there for little children.

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CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great place to stop for photos. Heading down toward Santa Cruz all the places to pull off and stop or take a picture seemed to have $8 fees. So since two of the places we drove into had rangers collecting the fee boxes and checking cars we decided not to risk getting out to take pictures. But this place has... More 

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Address: Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: 916-653-6995
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay

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