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Coyote Point Recreation Area

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Address: 1961 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1005
Phone Number: 650-573-2592
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The Delight of My Childhood

I grew up about a half mile from here. I played here all the time. We ran through the eucalyptus trees and visited the museum regularly. We swam in the bay and fished for perch at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
rastacubbie
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Central Point, Oregon
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Central Point, Oregon
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69 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I grew up about a half mile from here. I played here all the time. We ran through the eucalyptus trees and visited the museum regularly. We swam in the bay and fished for perch at the docks. I raised my children nearby and we came here a lot, too.

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San Francisco, CA
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fishing in some areas of the park with and without a fishing license. Two jettys are good to reach opening of bay. Be prepared for wind and dress in Layers. Live bate was the choice while one guy insisted on lures.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

My grandchildren did camp there and loved it! Creative play is so important and they thrived... They also have a public park there which children love. There's plenty to do outside from the camp area.

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San Francisco, California
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Love this place. One the the first places a friend too me to when I moved to the bay area. I loved walking along the water and then up to the point. A place to get some great pictures. It can get windy/breezy but as opposed to SF it is usually warm. Such a beautiful place in creation. I visit... More 

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California
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

This park is very clean, well maintained, safe and in a good location. easy access off the freeway, but yet when you enter, you are clearly in a park setting. there are many trails to walk or bike on, picnic areas are well maintained. restroom facilities. and even a museum for the little ones. nice way to spend a day

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

A bit of hiking, picnic tables, a marina, golf course, windsurfing, beach, children's museum and local animal exhibit, etc. makes this a truly great place to take the family for a day out. Great views of SF and the Bay area, watch the planes land at SFO, the list goes on. Just bring a jacket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Coyote Point in San Mateo, next to Airport. Great place for a walk, run, bike ride or if you enjoy watching the planes landing and taking off, perfect place!

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SF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Have always loved this place, had BBQ here with a group of friends. There are short trails in the park and also grassy area where you can play football or volleyball. For younger kids, you can take them to the park outside.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Loved the park. So peaceful. The trails are amazing. Beautiful views from the trails. Could easily spend a day here roaming the trails. A nice alternative to busy San Francisco.

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San Carlos, California
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Coyote Point has something for everyone: beach, tide pools, marsh, hiking, museum, multiple playgrounds and picnic areas, watersports, golf, harbor and even a gun range. In fact, the gun range is the only thing that interrupts the peacefulness of this place. It's where the cops train, and while I fully support that, if you're close to the range when SWAT... More 

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