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Coyote Point Recreation Area

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Address: 1961 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1005
Phone Number:
+1 650-573-2592
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00

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Awesome playground, aggressive parents

This knights' castle playground is amazing, especially if your kids like knights/castles/etc. The site is beautiful and it's fun to watch the airplanes. It does cost $6.25 to get... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This knights' castle playground is amazing, especially if your kids like knights/castles/etc. The site is beautiful and it's fun to watch the airplanes. It does cost $6.25 to get into the park, which seems a bit steep. Also, I observed two different parents act very aggressively toward other parents about minor kids' issues (pushing, etc.). I have never seen parents... More 

Thank CapitalHill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice to go for a stroll, long or short and suitable for all ages. Being a senior, I can take my time to stroll while my younger family members can jog or run and no hurry to compete with them. Fun for all ages !!!

Thank aj2007hkid
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice park by the bay. It has several picnic areas with nice restrooms, a large marina and a nature museum. There is also a vista point at the top of the hill which allows people to watch passenger planes landing at the San Francisco (SFO) International Airport.

Thank Victorio D
San Mateo, California
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been going here for 20 years to walk the dogs, especially nice for sunrise and watching the planes land at SFO, they are pretty quiet when landing they seem to be in Glide mode..... a great little municipal golf course and good lunch at the club house!! There is a gun range nearby and you can even adopt a... More 

Thank Frank J
Millbrae, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice walk to go on with a group big path. You get to walk along the bay and just take in the scenery. Those who have kids it's even better because it has a big fun playground

Thank Justin F
Lahaina, Hawaii
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am working in the San Mateo area this week and waited for a non-rainy, hopefully sunny day, to visit this park. Sunshine finally arrived yesterday! I parked above the marina and walked the trails and then walked down to the marina. There is a paved walkway on rocks that goes out into the harbor. Such lovely views south of... More 

Thank MaryAnnTravels
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great area to walk in, very nice trails. Near a neat little museum if I am not mistaken. Defiantly worth checking out

Thank Ronan M
El Granada, California
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Highly recommended on a sunny day when winds are low. Lots of parking and trails along the bay for biking, hiking, or running. Ties into peninsula bayside trail for miles and miles paths. Right in the middle of the peninsula, but feels a million miles away.

Thank CoGus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very close to the BW hotel, it's a nice and safe walking area... Don't expect any amenities like coffee shop or others...

Thank Corvallis68
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Coyote Point has a lot of attractions. You can picnic and BBQ with family, go for a jog, or even just to fish. The area is known for its fishing productivity. If you know the time, you can get halibut, sturgeon, stripped bass, perch and less commonly eaten fishes like leopard shark and stingray. It is quiet and clean. Thus,... More 

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