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“Windy”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Poplar Beach

Poplar Beach
Cupertino, California
Level Contributor
168 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Windy”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2013

PROS:

(1) Dog friendly
(2) Scenic, windswept beach
(3) Pleasant trail along the cliff

CONS:

(1) Metered parking
(2) Very windy
(3) Loads of horse poop

Visited January 2013
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English first
Level Contributor
46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2013

The beach was pretty! It's sandy, but there are quite a few rocks/shells to find. Lots of horses ride along it. Not a swimming beach, just a "Wow!" beach.

Visited March 2013
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Thank LizzieTravelGirl13
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Soulsbyville
Level Contributor
5 reviews
“Saw beautiful sunsets”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

A little difficult to get down to the beach, Steep downhill, but very
clean. Have to pay for parking

Visited November 2012
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Thank Charlene S
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Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful! But cold..”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2012

We visited Poplar Beach instead of Half Moon Bay State Beach, and it was a breath-taking sight! :) But it was a cold day, so my husband and I weren't able to complete the whole beach.. still, it's a lovely place for photos!

Visited January 2012
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Half Moon Bay, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice accessible beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2011

My kids call this place - "the horse poop beach" - and for a reason. Wear shoes on your way down to the beach, but if you walk a bit you'll soon be away from any crowds. Very pretty beach, but the water is not good for smaller kids to wade in due to the strong currents & powerful waves. However you'll have all the space you need to build sand castles. It's one of the easier beaches in the area to access.

Visited December 2011
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