Bean Hollow State Beach, Pescadero

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Bean Hollow State Beach is a beach in the state park system of California, USA. It is located in San Mateo County near Pescadero. The beach offers 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. Swimming is dangerous because of cold water, rip currents, heavy surf and sharks. Bean Hollow is 17.5mi south of Half Moon Bay and 3mi south of Pescadero on State Route 1. The 44acre property was acquired by the state in 1958.
Named after CaƱada del Frijol which was applied in the 1840s. The English term was in use by 1861.
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  • Beautiful beach with some awesome rock formations. Really worth walking and exploring the area. Very natural.  more »
  • Frequent this spot regularly with my two huskies. Great place to take the dogs for a few hours to blow off some energy. Two sides to the beaches split by rocks coming off the parking lot. Port a potti...  more »
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  • Just cruisin down 1 pulled in at the second entrance going south, it was a blue sky day the waves were crashing the sand was soft, it was perfect. Just stayed for a few minutes but it was beautiful.
  • Some of the best seal watching on the coastside. Seals come up on the rocks every day between 12 and 1 pm like clockwork. It's nap time!

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