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Pescadero Beach

Pescadero Road, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
916-653-6995
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Livermore, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

The rugged CA coastline can be seen here, and experienced. It's part of the beach is part of a great trip which could include stopping to eat at Duartes in Pescadero or hiking in Purissima. The beach has non-flush toilets, so beware. Parking is convenient. The beach itself offers places to relax, explore, and climb. Our two boys loved looking... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

lots of beach to enjoy. Not as crowded as many of the others along the coast. Also visited in the evening as the fog rolled in. Lovely walking area.

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Livermore, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Great sandstone cliffs surround the two ends of the beach. Nice curving beach with average waves. Easy to get to and usually parking is available. Several porta-potties and garbage cans make the day convenient. The Pescadero River empties into the ocean at the site and the beach is wide for kite flying, walking, running, and playing with ball. A great... More

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Reno, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We always stop here when on the coast. Great views and a good beach. It's a good place to beachcomb.

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Foster City, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
48 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

From the dunes in the north with the "hole in the rock" cave, to the volcanic cliffs and the rocks, this is a great spot to wander or just sit and enjoy the view. Lovely area of the San Mateo coast, and very accessible. Several parking lots, though not enough near the dune area. Do pay attention to tides and... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Daily walk is highly recommended here. Sand, surf, ocean - what else to concentrate on? Water is quite cold (10-13C), so swimming is for trained ones.

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San Jose, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This park has good restrooms (a plus) and easy parking. There are grills for cooking and when the tide is low, there are lots of tide pools with starfish, anemones, and other sea creatures. I like to walk the coastline and then flop down and eat a picnic. The water is not good for swimming. However, in January I have... More

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Senior Contributor
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

When I moved to California, this beach was my first to really stand out to me. Wonderful rock formations, a few tide pools, and an island that you can reach during low tide. It is fun for trips just to stare at the ocean, or show kids some small marine life.

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Worth a stop to chill out. Great space for flying a kite or just sit - relax and enjoy the sounds of the surf.

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chicago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

what a relaxing way to spend the afternoon, away from the hustle and bustle of the usual tourist attractions. we took a tour of the goat farm, bought fresh cheese from their gift shop, walked downtown Pescadero then at the beach checking out the huge rocks. what a great day!

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