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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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Just a place to chill

You can bring a bag lunch and just find a place to sit and chill. Very peaceful. Watch the world... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carla L
Great spot for kids

We stopped here in our way out of San Mateo heading to Oregon. The kids loved the little beach with... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Jennifer M
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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1961 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1005
+1 650-573-2592
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Wow! I never know this treasure existed before last week. I was heading for Poplar Creek Golf Course but took a wrong turn, as I was unfamiliar with the area. I found myself on a road that followed the San Francisco South Bay curving around...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We love coming for walks at Coyote Point. It is often rather breezy but the view of the bay is beautiful and it is so relaxing to see all the people walking their dogs and flying kites. It's awesome to see the birds in their...More

1  Thank squidman212travel
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There is also a beach where people swim, but mostly wind surf. It's fun to watch. Has a little boardwalk with ice cream carts. Lovely picnic areas in the woodsy area. Lots of locals and a chance to see the diversity of San Mateo County's...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lots of animals are there that can't live in the wild anymore because of the injuries. Most animals there included a bird sanctuary which had golden eagles, barn owls and there were also ducks and turtles swimming in the water. There's were also bird eggs...More

2  Thank PickyPickyTracy_CA
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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...More

Thank CapitalHill
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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...More

Thank aj2007hkid
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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...More

Thank Victorio D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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...More

Thank Frank J
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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