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Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve

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Pescadero, CA
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Lovely place for a quiet hike

Love that place. It’s very quiet. You can enjoy a quick or longer stroll in nature. The hike is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MimiWahinee
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La Paz, Mexico
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Four Bird-Watching Trails

This is a nearly level marsh adjacent to the ocean. Bring binoculars! Water birds (ducks, etc... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2016
Saganorth
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San Francisco, CA
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2 days ago
“Lovely place for a quiet hike ”
11 Mar 2016
“Four Bird-Watching Trails”
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love that place. It’s very quiet. You can enjoy a quick or longer stroll in nature. The hike is very easy and there tons of little spot to just enjoy a picnic.

Thank MimiWahinee
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

This is a nearly level marsh adjacent to the ocean. Bring binoculars! Water birds (ducks, etc.) were very skittish the day I visited. I hiked the packed dirt Butano Trail. Trails are accessed from Pescadero State Beach on opposite side of highway, or a dirt...More

2  Thank Saganorth
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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

This is an actual marshland with lots of birds and if you are lucky you might see a seal or otter. You can meander through the marsh at a nice pace.

Thank legsbell
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

All of my life I have visited this beach. I have memories of my dad taking me here as a young boy. Its just as beautiful today as it was back then. The winter storms constantly redesign what is already perfect. We all have our...More

2  Thank ClaytonGush
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

This is a nice marsch area to see animals such as deer and birds. it is part of the Pescadero State Beach area. It is very pretty in its own right. There are sometimes ranger led tours of the marsch area.

1  Thank mini
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

The beach had loads of seals hauled out and sunning themselves. This is a great place to take the kids.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Very natural & unspoilt. We have seen herons & snakes there, wonderful!! If you appreciate ht beauty of nature & don't need man made attractions, this is the place to go.

Thank lov2wonder
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

A real marshland. When the wild mustard is in bloom it's lovelly. I never found it a great place to hike, just a place to look at from the various road vantage points at times.

2  Thank Bart C
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Reviewed 19 February 2014

I couldn't find the Pescadero State Beach page on Trip Advisor but the marsh is part of the park. In one word, this beach views are "amazing". You can climb down onto the beach from the north side parking lot.

Thank Rafael B
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

We had a nice walk, but parked in the dirt lot on the way to Pescadero. The trail from there dead ended instead of making a loop. It would have been better if we had started on the ocean side-later we saw that the trail...More

1  Thank debrick79
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