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Address: Poplar Avenue, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: 650-726-8819

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Getting down to this beach was precarious. Very steep and loose soil made for slippery footing. My knee will remember the descent on the first day. Once down on the beach it was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Malta, New York
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Malta, New York
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Getting down to this beach was precarious. Very steep and loose soil made for slippery footing. My knee will remember the descent on the first day. Once down on the beach it was a beautiful walk. Lots of sandpipers. We went every day of our 4 day stay at a bnb beach cottage located in the neighborhood at the park's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

As we were making good time to get to San Francisco it made sense to make various quick stops at Half Moon Bay to experience the beach and admire the views. A nice walk across the beach and great views.

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is a perfect place to pull off the road and either enjoy the beach or coastal trails. Parking is very cheap unlike the state park. The trails are well maintained for walkers, hikers, bikers and four-legged friends. The views are beautiful. You can enjoy the cliff faces, sea, natural flora and fauna. There are benches along the way to... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We took our Yorkie to this beach and he had a blast running with us and playing in the sand. We kept him on a lease so he would not run into the water. Great views from the cliffs above. Clean beach and very friendly people. Highly recommend.

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Napa, California
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Pretty beach that allows dogs although it like there wouldn't be much beach left at high tide. Also the surf is a little much for kiddies to get near.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Poplar Beach is found at the western end of Poplar Street in Half Moon Bay. There is ample parking for a small fee. You have access to several miles of paved walking and biking trails along the beautiful Pacific Ocean bluffs. Also, there is access down to the beach, although that is not paved and is steep in some spots.... More 

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Prescott, Arizona, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

went there on a trip south hotel told us it was dog friendly seem to be no one through a fit when we let are Airedale of leash to play fetch went next day but couldn't stay Abby doesn't like horses and there were a lot

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Lodi
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105 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a beach you can walk to from downtown Half Moon Bay, there is also a parking lot available. Great walking path to go north or south. Beautiful sunsets and sand.

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Seoul, South Korea
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great beach! And also dog friendly. Easy access, a bit tight on parking during weekends and holidays but great long beach. Wide open sands. Waves are a bit rough, but still fun to play in. Watch out for horse dung...

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Very nice beach with beautiful views of HMB and the coast; Easy access but have to pay to park and walk down a steep incline to get to the beach; Horses also use the beach.

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Address: Poplar Avenue, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: 650-726-8819
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Half Moon Bay

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