Pomponio SB

State Beach

This area provides access to miles of gently sloping, sandy beaches at the base of high sandstone bluffs. This day-use facility features a small lagoon, roaring surf - and a wide parking area, picnic tables, and barbecues.

Location - Directions
The beach is located 12 miles south of Half Moon Bay on Highway 1.

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

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.

·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    Day-use Area 8:00am to Sunset

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (650) 879-2170

  • Region

    San Francisco Bay Area


    San Mateo

  • Purchase Annual Passes



Operating Hours

Day-use Area
8:00am to Sunset

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