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Our search for the perfect local beach continues. This time we tried Bean Hollow State Beach.  This is a gorgeous, rugged little cove a couple of miles south of Pescadero.  It has a number of good points: it’s usually empty, has beautiful, golden sand, has lots of shells and rocks to examine, and there are rocks to scramble across and tidepools to explore (which only disappear at high tide I’m informed).  Furthermore, there’s no parking charge at this beach. On the negative side, it’s very exposed and wind-swept.  Another factor to bear in mind, which you may or may not like, it’s one of the few beaches that allows dogs and, while they are meant to be on a leash, the rule is not observed.

Rugged beauty

We plan to visit again: there was lots for the kids to do and we enjoyed the solitude.

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