San Gregorio SB

State Beach

The area includes a protected, driftwood-strewn estuary at the back of a wide, sandy beach - with grassy bluffs along the coast. The estuary is home to many birds and small animals. California Historical Landmark 26 commemorates the passage of Spanish Explorer Captain Gaspar de Portolá through this area in October 1769.

Location/Directions
The beach is located 10.5 miles south of Half Moon Bay on Highway 1.

Seasons/Climate/Recommended clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.

Facilities/Activities
Dogs are prohibited on the beach at all times.
Where Can I Take My Dog.pdf

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.

·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    Day-use Area 8:00am to Sunset

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (650) 726-8819

  • Region

    San Francisco Bay Area

    County

    San Mateo

  • Purchase Annual Passes

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