Picnic at Cowell Ranch Beach


Added by Elena Pearson

This is a beautiful remote beach in Half Moon Bay.

Hike half a mile to this beautiful, secluded beach.  There are high cliffs with a steep staircase down to the beach.  The beach has wonderful rock formations on one side.  It is a great place to watch the sunset or bring a picnic.  A great place for a beach day if you are looking for something less crowded.

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7 months ago

Nice beach

Did a hike then ended up eating lunch here. Pretty neat little spot. On the smaller side, but nice.

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10 months ago

Great beach!

Perfect beach to spend a half day/ full day at! I love half moon bay and this beach was wonderful!

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