Half Moon Bay State Beach is a 4-mile (6 km) stretch of protected beaches in the state park system of California, United States, on Half Moon Bay. From north to south it comprises Roosevelt, Dunes, Venice, and Francis Beaches. The 181-acre (73 ha) park was established in 1956.Make Half Moon Bay State Beach a part of your Half Moon Bay vacation plans using our Half Moon Bay online itinerary planner.
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We very much enjoy going to Half Moon Bay state Beach. This is a great place for beach play, walks, picnics and more. There is also a campground. This time due to COVID they were closing the... more »
A great place to walk on the shore & be one with NATURE. We walked the shore, was gifted with a family riding their horses, one of our favorite creatures of NATURE, along with dogs on the shore (love.... more »
I was in Redwood City on business for a week. Being from Phoenix (especially during the summer), I wanted to unwind at a quiet local beach. Half Moon Bay was the perfect spot to unwind from a long week. I went about an hour before sunset and practically had the beach to myself! It’s a state park, so there is a parking fee, but very well worth it. It’s much cooler there than inland, so if you’re headed out, take at least a light jacket.
Absolutely breathtaking views and vistas here. Parking isn't too hard to find, but this beach is very popular when the sun is out or weather is warm. Water is usually very cold year round. Magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. Highly recommended and well worth the drive.
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