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Poplar Beach

Address: Poplar Avenue, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
Phone Number: 650-726-8819
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Ranked #16 of 32 Activities in Half Moon Bay
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Napa, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Sunnyvale, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We love this beach and like taking our dog for walk. It's never very crowded which makes for relaxing stroll.

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Vancouver, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
32 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Poplar beach is a great place to enjoy Pacific crashing onto the beach as well as do some hiking. The trails around the beach are well put together and lead to nice, quiet areas. The whole area is very beautiful and rugged.

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Foster City, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
57 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

One of many stopping off points to enjoy the Half Moon Bay beaches. Beach itself (down steep slope) is lovely as are the cliffs and the views. Fields of wildflowers on top at times. Lots of walkers and bikers along the coastal trail and can get busy at times, but the beach itself is quite ample in terms of room,... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

just make sure you pay for the parking - but it is an underused and beautiful beach. Take the coastside trail (above) to the south and it is amazing.

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