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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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  • An easy accessible beach be careful at high tide most of beach gone then and sleeper waves great place to just sit and watch the ocean and look for whales 
  • You will really enjoy and appreciarpte your time at this spot just south of Pescadero along highway 1. It is a small stop and you walk along the beach or walk to the shore at "Pebble Beach" with 1,000...  more »
  • This beach is in Pescadero is a perfect distance for feeling like a true day getaway for Santa Cruzans and other bay area city dwellers alike. The south entrance to the beach park has a nice sandy bea...  more »