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Pillar Point Harbor, Half Moon Bay

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TripAdvisor
  • Walked in the harbor and marina twice this morning. It is very cool to see such an active fishing/crabbing area. Met some really interesting fishermen selling crabs right from their boat. Got a couple...  more »
  • After lunch at the Fish Trap we wandered around the Harbor and it was a wonderful 'desert.' Between the ships and the blue water and the fishermen, what more could you wish for.  more »
  • Free parking is always a plus along the coast, but especially for this "bird trap" at Princeton on the coast. This is not one of the more spectacular spots for gorgeous scenery, but it's a relaxing st...  more »
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  • Pillar Point Harbor is a great place to buy fresh fish straight from the fishermen. You can also rent kayaks and SUP from a couple locations or launch your boat from their ramp. There are some great local restaurants serving lunch and dinner. The harbor employees are very friendly and are trying hard to keep this place pretty despite the huge number of visitors. As a matter of fact they partner with a local non profit called Pacifica Beach Coalition and they lead beach cleanups on a monthly basis.
  • Great place to buy fresh-caught seafood literally off the fishing boat! It's kind of a luck-of-the-draw thing as to what gets in and when, but there is a FishLine app and website that may be helpful.
  • Hike up to Pillar Point and find that small cove a little tucked away with the bench. Great view. The California coast line is truly a beauty.
  • Love it! Need better launch facility.
  • Beautiful to walk around and take photos