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Address: Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: 916-653-6995
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whales in the lagoon?

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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San Francisco, Ca
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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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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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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

As I've traveled up the California coast from the south towards San Francisco, it is interesting to note the change in geology of the coast on the surf line. Big Sur and Monterey is very rocky and craggy, but as you head north towards here, the countryside changes to a very sandy dune-type of environment, with lots of local farms... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

As you drive to Pescadero Beach you can stop in the quaint little town just a few streets long. You have a small store with a restaurant counter that services brick oven cooked pizza or have one of their sandwiches. Often we get a pizza and take a sandwich to split later on our drive. Next to that is a... More 

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Address: 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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