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Bean Hollow State Beach

Phone Number

(650) 726-8819

Park Hours

Day-use Area 8:00am to Sunset

Driving Directions to Bean Hollow SB

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.

Online reservations are not available for this park.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.


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.

Basic Park Information

DOGS are permitted and must be controlled with a leash of no more than six feet at all times.

BEACH FIRES are not allowed.

COLLECTING is prohibited. 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.

Wedding & Special Events Permits:
SMPermits@parks.ca.gov
(650) 726-8815

Film & Photography Permits:
For information on obtaining these permits please contact the park directly.

 

DRONES are not allowed in the park. To protect wildlife and cultural resources, and for the safety and welfare of visitors and staff, the park is closed to the use of Model Aircraft, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Gliders in flight.


Available Activities and Facilities at Bean Hollow State Beach

BOATING
Boating
TRAIL USE
Hiking Trails
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Picnic Areas
Fishing
Interpretive Exhibits
Beach Area
Swimming
Vista Point
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Windsurfing/Surfing
Geocaching
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Parking
Restrooms