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Coyote Point Recreation Area

1961 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1005
+1 650-573-2592
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love this park just 5 minutes away from my house!

perfect park for a BBQ outside picnic or a bike ride around the bay! Lots of active people and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marcus V
San Mateo, California
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It's a place that worth a visit. You can park you car and go for waking through the shore. A good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Francisco, California
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1961 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1005
+1 650-573-2592
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Reviewed yesterday

perfect park for a BBQ outside picnic or a bike ride around the bay! Lots of active people and dogs around

Thank Marcus V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a place that worth a visit. You can park you car and go for waking through the shore. A good place for meeting friend and prepare a barbecue.

Thank LoverTraveling
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This was a great place for the whole family. The kids loved the playground and the beach. There is free parking out side the park, if you don't mind an 8 minute walk. Bathroom where decent.

Thank americaarrecis
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have had about 4 picnics with several groups at this park. If you reserve ahead of your visit you always get reserved tables with no problems. Lots of great views ,hiking and biking. This is a wonderful park.

Thank Albert J
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We went here with our 1 year old grandson to see the water, ducks and go to the playground. We didn't realize there was such a large play area for the kids there, but it was great. There is an area for the little ones...More

Thank NancySF
Reviewed 30 August 2017

good place for walking under trees in the park and good place for swimming. Of course the water is a little bit dirty, but in hot weather it doesn't mutter.

Thank Sergey_Firsov
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit Saturday morning with the kids. They can play soccer, play on the playground or walk on a beach. All this while airplanes are landing practically every minute (you can smell the fuel the moment you arrive).

Thank Iskorka
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We held a day of our family reunion at this beautiful place. There were trails around the area, open area for sports, picnic areas, kite surfing rentals as well as a great view of the bay.

Thank Alisi W
Reviewed 16 July 2017

You can bring a bag lunch and just find a place to sit and chill. Very peaceful. Watch the world go by. It's a peaceful place and we all need a bit of peaceful right?

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here in our way out of San Mateo heading to Oregon. The kids loved the little beach with small waves. They also loved the castle themed playground. There are restrooms by the playground with a water fountain as well as restrooms with a...More

Thank Jennifer M
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11 April 2015|
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Response from Pleschy | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen them there, or anywhere in the bay much at all, come to think of it. I'm not sure what maritime rules are with those kinds of craft around shipping channels and "boat" traffic. There are kite surfers at... More
Michael K
14 March 2015|
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Response from MikeandSarah | Reviewed this property |
There are several paved walkways up and down the quite steep inclines and thus I would say yes to your question, with the addition that it would be my suggestion not to try it by yourself. Having someone with you would be my... More