Beaches & Parks

 

There are many beautiful Northern California beaches and parks in the Half Moon Bay area. Being located along the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, one of our nation's most spectacular marine protected areas, you'll have no trouble finding places to explore during your trip to the coast. We have provided a list below to help you in your search for the perfect redwood park, beach, or birding marsh to enjoy during your visit.

Beaches and Parks in the Half Moon Bay Area

NOTE: Half Moon Bay State Beaches includes:

  • Roosevelt Beach
  • Dunes Beach
  • Venice Beach
  • Francis Beach

Birding in the Half Moon Bay Area

Please note that fires are not allowed on beaches and several of the beaches and parks along the Northern California coast require that your dog be leashed. In some cases, dogs are prohibited. Click here for a list of San Mateo County State Parks that allow dogs. 

Photos by Michael Wong of SpringMountainGallery.com.

Half Moon Bay Harbor View from Sam's Chowder House
Half Moon Bay Harbor View from Sam's Chowder House