Half Moon Bay State Beach, Half Moon Bay

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Half Moon Bay State Beach is a 4-mile (6 km) stretch of protected beaches in the state park system of California, United States, on Half Moon Bay. From north to south it comprises Roosevelt, Dunes, Venice, and Francis Beaches. The 181-acre (73 ha) park was established in 1956.
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  • We biked down the coast from Washington State to Southern California - Half Moon Bay had the bes Sunset Watching - decent state park as well  more »
  • This is the major beach in town and one that we stopped at on our little tour. It looked just lovely and was fairly empty on our day there. But on a hot day, lots of people I am sure. It's lovely.  more »
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  • I was in Redwood City on business for a week. Being from Phoenix (especially during the summer), I wanted to unwind at a quiet local beach. Half Moon Bay was the perfect spot to unwind from a long week. I went about an hour before sunset and practically had the beach to myself! It’s a state park, so there is a parking fee, but very well worth it. It’s much cooler there than inland, so if you’re headed out, take at least a light jacket.
  • Absolutely breathtaking views and vistas here. Parking isn't too hard to find, but this beach is very popular when the sun is out or weather is warm. Water is usually very cold year round. Magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. Highly recommended and well worth the drive.

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