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San Gregorio State Beach

Highway One, San Gregorio, CA
+1 800-444-7275
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Great place for a hot day.

Nestled off of Highway 1 this beach boasts of fine sand which is perfect for sand castles and long... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Livermore, California
Beautiful Beach Views

We were there last week. The river water was warm enough to swim and it floods towards the ocean.My... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Dublin, California
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Beach on Half Moon Bay is a popular spot for surf fishing and whale watching along the bluffs to the north.
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Highway One, San Gregorio, CA
+1 800-444-7275
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nestled off of Highway 1 this beach boasts of fine sand which is perfect for sand castles and long walks. Be sure to not only bring your sun screen but also water, snacks and some long sleeve items in case it gets too windy or...More

Thank one_traveling_german
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We were there last week. The river water was warm enough to swim and it floods towards the ocean.My 2year 10 month old had lots fun in the river water. It has beautiful views and perfect place to spend a summer day with family.

Thank haveFunTrips
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Drove down to this beach during our weekend getaway a couple weeks ago and had a wonderful time walking in the sand and listening to the waves. This beach also has a river or creek to some that runs into the sea which adds that...More

Thank Holdtheair
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

we stopped here on a whim and it was definitely worth it - the views are amazing and just a short walk up the hill path leads you to a great spot for pictures. we didn't swim but i would definitely love to spend an...More

1  Thank Juliette B
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A nice beach area that has free parking and rest rooms. It's one of the smaller beaches so isn't as crowded. It's a beautiful view.

Thank Brin651
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Beautiful, not crowded. Caves are interesting and add to the beach's beauty. My fav beach. Bathrooms are dirty, but it's a state park. Suprised at how few people go to this beach...it's a gem!

Thank lovetotravel2202
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

A lot of these beaches along Highway 1 are very similar. Almost no one is swimming, and if they are, they're in a wetsuit. On this beach we did find Driftwood and sand dollars tests to pick up.

Thank Daytonmomma
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped here during our drive down the Pacific Coast Highway. It's a lovely little beach with easy parking and restrooms. It's not a huge beach and not great for laying out but nice to stretch your legs and walk around for different views.

Thank StefJax
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This is a small, but very cozy beach in an almost secluded location. And it has the same name as my partner, so I had to give it four stars! :) Awful bathrooms, but who cares about that really...

Thank MichaelinSoCal
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

You do have to pay to park here, but it's worth it. There is tons of driftwood on the beach and it's fun to create driftwood art. It's a bit difficult to get down to and the day we were there we couldn't access the...More

Thank legsbell
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