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Poplar Beach

Poplar Avenue, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
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Easy trail with views of Pacific ocean

This place is not as crowded as the state beach. It offers a good trail and good views of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
minimolt
via mobile
Cool Beach

This beach is pretty similar to many you'll see along the California Coast.A huge sandy area with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yosemitesteve
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Modesto, California
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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“walking path” (2 reviews)
“dogs” (11 reviews)
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Poplar Avenue, Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA
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"walking path"
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"horseback riding"
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"sand"
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"leash"
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"beach"
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"horses"
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank minimolt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Yosemitesteve
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Thowarduck
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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

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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

Thank James M
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Great beach! Worth the visit :) Plenty of coastline to share with the people, pups and horses. Relaxing!

Thank TravelinBear805
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Make sure to have leashes for your dogs (this is an on leash beach, but with plenty of well behaved off/on leash pups and horses). This is a big beautiful beach, lots of shells, sea glass and room to run (humans and dogs).

Thank lisanichols20
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

The pictures of this beach show three horses in the morning, and no one else on the beach. Just imagine what happens when the horses have been there all day, the beach fills up with people, and the weather gets warm. Definitely not a good...More

Thank chaiken
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Beautiful, clean and great for people and dogs. Had a great two days visiting this beach and would go back soon. Parking available.

Thank Joyce P
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

if you're coming to the beach for cotton candy, popcorn, corn dogs, this is not for you, No thrill rides just some good old sand and some waves. That's what I love about this beach and most others in Half Moon Bay it's just about...More

Thank mdauth58
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YesicaIbarra
November 8, 2015|
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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.
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