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Rockaway Beach, Pacifica

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Rockaway Beach is a shoreline area of the Pacific Ocean in the southern portion of Pacifica, California, United States, approximately south of the city of San Francisco. It is located within a gently curving embayment with direct access via Rockaway Beach Avenue and providing easy access to Highway 1.
The beach itself is a popular place to visit with many restaurant and shopping venues although erosion has decreased its size over the years. It is noted for its scenic overlook, and is one of the cleanest in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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  • This beach had bountiful waves, some at least 15 feet high. It was lovely to watch them crashing against the rocks. The sand was black and difficult to walk on. There was a walking path between severa...  more »
  • oh we walked on this beach at different hours of the day but my favorite time was early morning not too many people no matter what time you are there the only down fall is some people dont pick up aft...  more »
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  • Rock, Rock, Rock (slight pause) Rockaway Beach ... by the Ramones ... back in deee Day! 🌝
  • Parking lot is never crowded during any of our visits and the restrooms are always in useable condition. I love that this location offers a dog-friendly beach and hiking trail. We always see many friendly people during our walks and my pup enjoys greeting everyone. The trail is clean and well kept and we love visiting the beach too.

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