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Coyote Point Recreation Area

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Address: 1961 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1005
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+1 650-573-2592
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Highly recommended on a sunny day when winds are low. Lots of parking and trails along the bay for biking, hiking, or running. Ties into peninsula bayside trail for miles and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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El Granada, California
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El Granada, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highly recommended on a sunny day when winds are low. Lots of parking and trails along the bay for biking, hiking, or running. Ties into peninsula bayside trail for miles and miles paths. Right in the middle of the peninsula, but feels a million miles away.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very close to the BW hotel, it's a nice and safe walking area... Don't expect any amenities like coffee shop or others...

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Thank Corvallis68
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Coyote Point has a lot of attractions. You can picnic and BBQ with family, go for a jog, or even just to fish. The area is known for its fishing productivity. If you know the time, you can get halibut, sturgeon, stripped bass, perch and less commonly eaten fishes like leopard shark and stingray. It is quiet and clean. Thus,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely views of the bay. Take a break from the traffic and mayhem. Let the kids play n the great sled or swing with a view of the bay.

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Emerald Hills, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

There is a wonderful playground there for both young children and older kids. The museum is always a fun place for kids too and you can picnic both near the museum as well as at the playground. Nice way to spend the day. There are lots of school kid groups that go there during the week in the summer.

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Thank Elaine H
San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Lose yourself in natural splendor. Situated on San Francisco Bay and featuring varied terrain and over a maintained pathway, this gorgeous recreation area is a great spot for a hike, a lovely place to picnic and an amazing location for a photograph. This is a jewel just a few blocks from the freeway, but feels like a stroll through the... More 

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Thank 415Mark650
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We moved here in the sixties and coyote point was just that, a point. We fished off the beach, and caught some sharks, and drank some beers around campfires at night. Needless to say, you'd be arrested for any of these activities today, but the place is clean and offers a great, safe playground for kids of a younger age.... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

It is always such a pleasure and removal from the pressures and demands of daily life, to stroll along the path of Coyote Point Recreation Area. I turn toward the water, inhale and smile.

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Thank Dildar P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Have lived in the area for over 50 years. Coyote Point is like home. So much to do, always changing though never out of character. Bike, walk, museum, marina, beach, wildlife, fishing, etc. You do it or watch others (like the mad flying kite boarders), either way it's always a good time. Rangers are the most personable folks. Think they... More 

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Central Point, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

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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