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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, United States. 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 17.5 miles (28.2 km) south of Half Moon Bay and 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Pescadero on State Route 1. The 44-acre (18 ha) property was acquired by the state in 1958.
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  • We loved this beach! We went to the northern beach that is also called pebble beach. My daughter loved the beautiful stones. We were also impressed by the lovely and somewhat bizarre tafoni rock. We.....  more »
  • I enjoyed my time at Bean Hollow State Beach, which is along highway 1 (north of Santa Cruz). I enjoyed reading also the historical signs about the ara.  more »
  • My special getaway! Beautiful soft sand, crashing waves, a nice wind and not heavily populated! Doesn't get too much better!!
  • Fave beach for last 41 years
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