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Address: 1961 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401
Phone Number: 650-573-2592
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Beautiful Views of SanFrancisco Bay

Enjoyed an hour strolling along the waterfront. The nature trails are beautiful. A great time to get out into nature and enjoy the smells of sea air mixed with eucalyptus. Plenty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Cherese T
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Meridian, Idaho
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Meridian, Idaho
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed an hour strolling along the waterfront. The nature trails are beautiful. A great time to get out into nature and enjoy the smells of sea air mixed with eucalyptus. Plenty of parking on a weekday.

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San Mateo, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I enjoy being a Coyote Point "neighbor", since 2003 (crossing a bridge over 10 lanes of 101/bayshore freeway). I've literally walked 100's of miles on the trails ~ along the shore, up the hills, though the woods ~ it's a beautiful spot, filled with things to do for every age... from fun and recreation to zen. The Point has an... More 

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San Juan Islands, Washington
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34 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Typical California - clean, well kept, provided for by local govt, great playground on one side for the kiddies and a superb - one of the best - enclosed dog parks anywhere on the other side. Both front the bay with a constant stream of inbound aircraft to SFO International. Great spot to do exactly what is it named.

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Concord, MA
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The park is not going to be lovely in the middle of the winter but I was surprised to find a gem near my hotel.

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Fort Campbell, Kentucky
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139 reviews 139 reviews
27 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

we came across the United States to visit family. We went to a graduation party there and there is an entry fee. But no pets we were lucky enough to have a relative who lives by. Park is nice and all. Shoreline was cool. Bring a jacket it gets breezy good place to play sports and fly a kite. But... More 

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Ogallala
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10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This entire area both north and south has really nice walking paths. Most are paved, but a few are dirt. Nicely maintained with a wide variety of vegetation along the paths. Was really foggy when I walked the area, but still a nice way to get out and see the bay.

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New York City, New York, USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We cam here on New Year's Day with the kids. We probably spent 2-3 hours sitting on benches enjoying the sun while the kids ran around. There is so much for them to do here and entrance was only $6. The playground is awesome! The park is huge. It's cool looking at the plane landing at SFO while sitting at... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We visited this place at night. It was so beautiful... the lights around the shore gave the city a different look. You can feel so much peace and calm just by looking at the bay. Seagulls and other birds were flying along the shore. People go there to jog or for a walk. It is so beautiful for couples at... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is a really nice park! Has plenty of parking, clean bathrooms, a museum with small animal exhibit, a shooting range, a boat harbor, well maintained walking/bike trails, lots of picnic spots, a couple of playgrounds and lots of grassy areas, a beach and beautiful trees. This park has sunny spots and shady areas. It has it all! The only... More 

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San Jose, CA
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209 reviews 209 reviews
47 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This place has it all for an easy afternoon. The Recreation area has 1) Curi Odyssey, this is like a science center for kids <10, a good 2-3 hours, this is located at the end of the Road 2) There is a Magic Mountain playground for kids with a large play structure, bathrooms, picnic tables 3) there are alot of... More 

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