Pacifica SB

State Beach

This is a wide crescent-shaped beach that marks the northern gateway to the coastline stretching south of San Francisco.

Location - Directions
The beach is located off Highway 1 in downtown Pacifica.
From San Francisco: Highway 1 South - Exit San Pedro Ave.
From Half Moon Bay: Take Highway 1 North - Exit San Pedro Ave.

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

The City of Pacifica operates Pacifica SB -- please visit their website for additional information.

·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    call the park

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (650) 738-7381

  • Region

    San Francisco Bay Area


    San Mateo

  • Purchase Annual Passes



Operating Hours

call the park

Please be advised, Pacifica SB is one of the few California State Parks that does not accept the Annual Day Use Pass.