Day-use Area 8:00am to Sunset
Bean Hollow State Beach
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.
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
Nature & Wildlife Viewing