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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  • Final day and final review before returning to Australia. A wet and windy day it gave a great view of the coastline. Part of a great drive along the Pacific Coast Highway. 2082  more »
  • the rock formation and hollowed rocks are amazingly beautiful and melancholy. Small beach, dogs allowed, free parking (still). Great for picture taking. We stopped along most of the beaches along the ...  more »
  • Beautiful rock formations and tide pools. I just sat and looked at the water and the rocks. Lots of places to sit outside of the wind.  more »
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  • Very nice beach surrounded by Rick's ANS good views. Unfortunately you will find traffic going or coming back.
  • Love this beach. Nice to visit at low tide for the cool rocks. The pebbly beach is a fun change from the sand.
  • My happy place
  • Geology! Oceanography! Secluded pebbly beach, on a less traveled part of the coast. Worth a stop, if only for half an hour.
  • Beautiful scenery
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