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Bean Hollow State Beach features fishing, picnicking, and beachcombing. Visitors can explore tide pools with anemones, crab, sea urchins and other marine inhabitants. The beach also has a self-guided nature trail.
Hours + Fees
Open year-round, 8am to sunset
Visitors should note that this is not a good beach for swimming. The water is cold, and rip currents and heavy surf are the norm.
Map + Directions
On the San Mateo Coast, Bean Hollow is 17.5 miles south of Half Moon Bay and three miles south of Pescadero on Highway One.