Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach, Pescadero

4.7
#4 of 6 in Parks in Pescadero
Pescadero State Beach is alongside State Route 1, located 14.5 miles south of Half Moon Bay and 1.5 miles west of the city of Pescadero in San Mateo County, California.
The beach has a mile-long shoreline with sandy coves, rocky cliffs, tide pools, fishing spots and picnic facilities. Across the highway is Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve, a popular spot for bird watchers and other naturalists.
Three separate parking areas/units: North Pescadero, Middle/Central Pescadero, and South Pescadero. Of the three only North Pescadero has a self-registered parking fee. Considered a self-registered fee area, there is a kiosk which is staffed during summer months. Mile long beach, connects to northern beaches (depends on tide levels - be careful): Pomponio State Beach and San Gregorio State Beach. Nature preserve. The reserve is a refuge for blue heron, kite, deer, raccoon, fox, skunk, barn swallow, and weasel. Changing weather. Always bring a jacket. No dogs on beach. No camping. No beach fires. Includes hiking trails and easy access to the beach. Also hosts a natural marsh and wetlands to the south-east of North Pescadero and the north-east of Middle Pescadero.
Put Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach and other Pescadero attractions into our Pescadero trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
Source
Create an itinerary including Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
38 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • Pebble Beach is a true miracle of nature and should be treated as such. The road is passable isn't for everyone, but you get rewarded for his effort. Always remember: take only pictures, leave only footprints, collect only memories.
    View original
  • We've stopped here a few times while visiting Half Moon Bay, and making our trips out to Pescadaro. This is a small little gem of natural wonder. Please don't take any of the pebbles -- just photos an...  more »
Google
  • This is one of my favorite places to go in the coast/SF Bay Area. The colors and textures of the rocks are so diverse. You're able to catch sea lions hanging out close by. This makes for many photo opportunities. You can get a good leg workout walking atop the rocks.
  • A majestic natural treasure. Amazing tide pools, incredible cliff and crashing waves. The beach itself has infinite rolled stones, gems and glass that feel delightful to walk and scoop.

Plan your trip to Pescadero

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Pescadero

4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Side trips from Pescadero

4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Pescadero

4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h
4.8
Duration: 30​min

Nearby attractions in Pescadero

4.7
Duration: 3​h
3.7
Duration: 2​h

Wildlife in Pescadero

4.4
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Plans to Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach by other users

View more plans