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Cowell Ranch State Beach

Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
+1 650-726-8819
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A quiet, pretty and clean beach

This is our favorite beach in Half Moon Bay. It does not have a lot of parking spaces, so it can... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2012
y2012
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Los Altos, California
Excellent, Quiet and Out of The Way

I love this beach. It's a slight hike to it, which makes it a little more quiet. Not a lot of... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2012
CassieKat306
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Dublin, California
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The kind of place only the locals know about, this scenic state park is just south of Half Moon Bay and features a sandy beach and a seal preserve, plus trails for hiking and horseback riding.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good45%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Highway One, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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+1 650-726-8819
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Reviewed 29 April 2012

This is our favorite beach in Half Moon Bay. It does not have a lot of parking spaces, so it can be a challenge to find parking on weekends especially during the summer. The beach is very clean with beautiful sand. There is a ten-minute...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2012

I love this beach. It's a slight hike to it, which makes it a little more quiet. Not a lot of people, and nice quiet little cove to sit and watch the day go by.

2  Thank CassieKat306
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Reviewed 23 June 2003

I visited Cowell Ranch Beach In Sept.2002.I could not believe the beauty of that place!Very serene and quiet.I was with my Financee'at the time,unfortunately we are no lnger together,but I will never forget the time spent in Half Moon Bay and Cowell Ranch.If yo get...More

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Bill-Ont
17 August 2015|
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No cost. Walk the trail in your own and no fee to park.
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