HALF MOON BAY, CA
Half Moon Bay is home to a number of wonderful campgrounds to tent or RV camp.
The campsite shown above is located in the Half Moon Bay State Beach.
To review our listings of parks and beaches, please scroll down the page.
Half Moon Bay
Camping, Campsites, and Hiking
95 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA (650) 726-8819
Four miles of broad, sandy beaches stretch out to welcome visitors to Half Moon Bay. This picturesque setting is ideal for sunbathing, fishing and picnicking. A campground provides accommodations for those who wish to visit longer.
Directions: The beach is located a half-mile west of Highway 1 on Kelly Avenue in Half Moon Bay. There are three parking and beach access points: Francis Beach, at the end of Kelly Ave. in Half Moon Bay. Venice Beach, at the end of Venice Blvd. off Highway 1. Dunes Beach, at the end of Young Ave. off Highway 1.
Butano State Park — Campgrounds
1500 Cloverdale Rd., Pescadero, CA (650) 879-2040
A 2,200-acre redwood park in the Half Moon Bay Mountains, featuring excellent hiking through the redwood groves. Only three miles from the Pacific coast, the park's trails offer views of the Pacific Ocean and the Año Nuevo islands.
Big Basin Redwoods State Park -- Primitive campgrounds
Rancho Del Oso, Hwy 1 831-338-8860
Located 25 miles south of Half Moon Bay on Hwy. 1, the park has miles of trails, which serves hikers and equestrians, links Big Basin to Castle Rock State Park and the eastern reaches of the Santa Cruz range. Maps
Costanoa Coastal Lodge -- Privately owned
2001 Rossi Road at Hwy. 1, Pescadero, CA (650) 879-1100
9500 Pescadero Creek Rd., Loma Mar, CA (650) 879-0238
The park has a rugged, natural basin forested with coast redwoods, Douglas fir and live oak. Eighteen miles of trails crisscross the canyon and its two streams, Peters Creek and Pescadero Creek.
Sam McDonald Park -- County Park
13435 Pescadero Creek Rd., Loma Mar, CA (650)879-0238
Sweetwood Group Camp
California State Department of Parks & Recreation, 800-444-7275.
Directions: Highway 1 at Ruisseau Francais, north of Half Moon Bay.
Pigeon Point Light Station — Hostel
210 Pigeon Point Rd. Hwy 1, Pescadero (650) 879-0633
On California Highway 1, 20 miles south of Half Moon Bay and 27 miles north of Half Moon Bay
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