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town.half moon bay

San Francisco just up the coast, Santa Cruz redwoods meet beach cliffs. Farms, rural, small town feel. Try Skyline Drive for amazing ocean views and scenery.
elevation: 69'
population: 12,870
zip code: 94019


rural coastline; points & cliffs

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San Mateo County
South of San Francisco
on Hwy.1 @ jct. Hwy.92



  • Beaches California
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  • Kayaking & Rentals
  • Kings Mountain
  • Redwood Forests
  • Wineries Half Moon Bay
  • Kiteboarding Monterey
  • Whale Watch California
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Half Moon Bay State Park
  • James Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
  • Moss State Beach
  • Portola State Park
  • Upper Crystal Springs Reservoir
  • description:
    Rural coastline just south of San Francisco. Some agricultural, historical sites & cute downtown. Plenty beach access, parks, hiking destinations. Popular water sports area for tourists beach-goers, kiting, kayaking, surfing and diving.

    nearby towns:
    El Granada
    San Gregorio
    Moss Beach

    Marina, Half Moon Bay

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