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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.NameNamed after CaƱada del Frijol which was applied in the 1840s. The English term was in use by 1861.
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  • We love the southern part of the beach the best. Great tables to sit and have wine and cheese and enjoy friends!  more »
  • This is one of my favorite beaches. It has wonderful sand, waves, a protected area to sit, and wonderful views up and down the coast.  more »
  • This beach is easy to get to, and is a really unique place. There's some really cool rock formations here that are unlike anything else you'll find anywhere. It can get really cold and windy, so be su...  more »