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Dog freindly beach with parking nearby!

The path down to the beach is a bit challenging but definitely dog freindly beach long enough to... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Mariposa, CA
Not too crowded

Walked on the beach. City parking right by beach access for $2 hour. Saw some whales and dolphins... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
San Mateo, California
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Poplar Avenue, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

The path down to the beach is a bit challenging but definitely dog freindly beach long enough to enjoy a long walk on...or along the pathway above it. Plenty of parking the various times I have been there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TulsaDale
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Walked on the beach. City parking right by beach access for $2 hour. Saw some whales and dolphins off shore.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank waynehodes
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Started our hike here along the Bluff trail. Fantastic views! It gets cold and windy, so bring a jacket.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank levy94501
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Spent a afternoon taking in the views of Poplar Beach and strolling down the beach. The views are terrific, the beach is well kept and clean of trash. I will be back !

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JosephPaddy
Reviewed July 8, 2018

It was refreshing to see that almost everyone kept their dogs on leashes, making it much more relaxing to have our own dog with us. Parking is $2/hour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FtCollinsCricket
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This place is not as crowded as the state beach. It offers a good trail and good views of the ocean. There are benches where you can sit quietly and enjoy the ocean view. Sunset here is beautiful. It can get pretty cold and windy...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank minimolt
Reviewed June 3, 2018

This beach is pretty similar to many you'll see along the California Coast.A huge sandy area with minimal walking from the parking lot.Also a couple of picnic tables to eat your lunch or snacks.A little windy but who cares when you are sitting on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed May 27, 2018

beautiful beach by a green walking/biking path with wildflowers galore! The beach just goes on and on as does the great walking path.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thowarduck
Reviewed January 17, 2018

We pulled into many beaches before we finally found this PET FRIENDLY beach. It was wonderful!! Great parking with bathrooms. It cost $10 to park but we felt it was worth it. The beach went forever and there were so many dogs playing. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

Highly recommend you check this out if visiting Half Moon Bay- Just turn toward the ocean on Poplar Ave and drive to the end. We love it because it is scenic, with the cliffs ( the walk down is not too bad but a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Joseph N | Reviewed this property |
No the path is not elderly friendly and the beach closes at sunset I believe.