Coastsider Guide: Recreation & Parks

By on Wed, November 19, 2003

Please email additions, corrections, or comments to Barry Parr.


Pacifica State Beach

Thornton State Beach

Half Moon Bay State Beach

Montara State Beach

Bean Hollow State Beach

Gray Whale Cove State Beach

San Gregorio State Beach

Pomponio State Beach

Pescadero State Beach

Montara Beach Coalition is a private organization of coastsiders supporting the beach and surrounding recreational areas.


Map of Area Parks

California State Parks

San Bruno Mountain State Park

Ano Nuevo State Reserve

Pigeon Point Light Station

Point Montara Light Station

Burleigh H. Murray Ranch

Butano State Park

Portola Redwoods SP

Golden Gate National Recreation Area (National Park Service)
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Phleger Estate
Sweeney Ridge

San Mateo County Parks
Midcoast Park Lands
Quarry Park
San Pedro Valley County Park
San Mateo County Parks and Recreation
Fitzgerald Marine Preserve
San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Foundation

Local Parks
Moss Beach Park

Half Moon Bay Fishing Report

Bay Area Hiker: South Bay Hikes: A remarkable guide to hiking in the Bay Area that includes some great information about the Coastside.

Panoramic view of Montara Mountain

Springtime on Sweeney Ridge

ROMP - Proposed MROSD Trail Closures

Phleger Estate

Sweeney Ridge

Bay Area Hiker: Phleger Estate

Bay Area Hiker: Sweeney Ridge

Hiking In San Pedro Valley Park

Everest by the Bay: Montara Mountain

Pease Press Maps

Montara Mountain / McNee Ranch

Montara Mountain

Bay Area Hiking Destinations

California Coastal Trail


Oceana pool (Pacifica)


Surf videos

Surfing links


Coastside Horse Council

Coastside Arts League

Surfrider Foundation