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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. Bean Hollow has become one of the premier locations in California for 1/10 scale radio control 4 wheel drive trucks.
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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
    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. 
    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 »
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  • One of the few dog friendly beach! Beautiful! Nice quiet place to sit and watch the wave or look at hermit crabs in the tide pool and fresh smell of the salted ocean and the breeze is amazing! Love it!
  • This is a nice place to stop and walk around and there are a few trails and picnic tables to watch the waves on the rocks below

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