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Bean Hollow State Beach, Pescadero

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.7/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
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.NameNamed after Cañada del Frijol which was applied in the 1840s. The English term was in use by 1861.
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  • Although we were not a day at the beach, we made a stop in our tour of route 1 and visited this beach offering magnificent views; the sea is not for small children and at the time we went (September), was quite cold. Was a good time to relax watching the sea.
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  • It's hard to go wrong with beaches in California along Highway 1. This is another great place to stop and walk the beach, wade in the water, watch a sunset or have a picnic. Worth a stop. 
  • Windy.. Very windy but great photos. Bathrooms available, limited parking spaces. Popular spot for travelers & locals alike. 
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