Day-use Area 8:00am to Sunset
* Camping is not available at this park.
The area includes a protected, driftwood-strewn estuary at the back of a wide, sandy beach - with grassy bluffs along the coast. The estuary is home to many birds and small animals. California Historical Landmark 26 commemorates the passage of Spanish Explorer Captain Gaspar de Portolá through this area in October 1769.
CAMPING is not available at this park.
DOGS are prohibited on the beach at all times.
Where Can I Take My Dog.pdf
BEACH FIRES are not allowed.
COLLECTING is prohibited. Please refrain from removing shells, driftwood, and other natural beach features.
FIREWORKS are prohibited.
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.
PERMITS are required for all events and weddings. For permit information contact: San Mateo Sector Office (650) 726-8819.
Wedding & Special Events Permits:
Film & Photography Permits:
For information on obtaining these permits please contact the park directly.