thoughts: There are many beaches near Half Moon Bay, a very popular activity at
the summer days. Some are more crowded and other are less, many beaches also
offer hiking trails on the cliffs above the ocean sandy beaches.
cover few Half Moon Bay beaches; the list is organized from north to south.
go and enjoy the sandy beaches or hike the trails on the cliff above the ocean.
surfer beach right on the Half Moon Bay Marine Jetty. You can park on the side
of hwy 1 or the parking lot across the hwy. From here you can hike south for
many miles using the Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail.
Moon Bay State Beach and Dunes Beach Parking Lot:
of sandy beaches in front of Half Moon Bay. At this location, just north of the
hwy 1 junction with hwy 92, there are large public parking and beach access.
on the southern Half Moon Bay, here the Coastal Trail that going south on the
cliff get into Wavecrest Open Space and beach. You can go all the way south to the
your car at the parking lot just on hwy 1. From here a half a mile hike will
take you to Cowell Ranch Beach, there is a path that will take you from the
high cliff to the beach. There is a 3.5 miles trail that is going south on the
cliffs, this is the Cowell Purisima Coast Trail. You can go all the way to it
end or turn around whenever you want.