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Bean Hollow State Beach

Contact Information

(650) 726-8819

Park Hours

Day-use Area 8:00am to Sunset

Driving Directions to Bean Hollow SB

On the San Mateo Coast, Bean Hollow is 17.5 miles south of Half Moon Bay and three miles south of Pescadero on Highway One.

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Camping and Lodging

Online reservations are not available for this park.

Brochures and Campground Maps

No online brochures available for this park.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.


The beach features 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 and heavy surf.

Location - Directions

On the San Mateo Coast, Bean Hollow is 17.5 miles south of Half Moon Bay and three miles south of Pescadero on Highway One.

Seasons/Climate Recommended Clothing

The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.

Facilities/Activities

Dogs are permitted and must be controlled with a leash of no more than six feet at all times.

Please, NO beach fires are allowed.

Please refrain from removing shells, driftwood, and other natural beach features.  Fireworks are prohibited.


Permits are required for all events and weddings.  For permit information contact: San Mateo Sector Office (650) 726-8819.


Available Activities and Facilities at Bean Hollow State Beach

OVERNIGHT FACILITIES
RV Access
Geocaching
TRAIL USE
Hiking Trails
Nature Trails
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Picnic Areas
Fishing
Swimming
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Parking
Restrooms