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Coyote Point Recreation Area

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A Place to Remember

Lose yourself in natural splendor. Situated on San Francisco Bay and featuring varied terrain and... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
San Mateo, California
Fished here when I was a Kid!

We moved here in the sixties and coyote point was just that, a point. We fished off the beach, and... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Greg D
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1701 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1001
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Lose yourself in natural splendor. Situated on San Francisco Bay and featuring varied terrain and over a maintained pathway, this gorgeous recreation area is a great spot for a hike, a lovely place to picnic and an amazing location for a photograph. This is a...More

Thank 415Mark650
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We moved here in the sixties and coyote point was just that, a point. We fished off the beach, and caught some sharks, and drank some beers around campfires at night. Needless to say, you'd be arrested for any of these activities today, but the...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is always such a pleasure and removal from the pressures and demands of daily life, to stroll along the path of Coyote Point Recreation Area. I turn toward the water, inhale and smile.

Thank Dildar P
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have lived in the area for over 50 years. Coyote Point is like home. So much to do, always changing though never out of character. Bike, walk, museum, marina, beach, wildlife, fishing, etc. You do it or watch others (like the mad flying kite boarders),...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I grew up about a half mile from here. I played here all the time. We ran through the eucalyptus trees and visited the museum regularly. We swam in the bay and fished for perch at the docks. I raised my children nearby and we...More

Thank rastacubbie
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Fishing in some areas of the park with and without a fishing license. Two jettys are good to reach opening of bay. Be prepared for wind and dress in Layers. Live bate was the choice while one guy insisted on lures.

Thank SantanasWind
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My grandchildren did camp there and loved it! Creative play is so important and they thrived... They also have a public park there which children love. There's plenty to do outside from the camp area.

Thank lucyeleaman
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Love this place. One the the first places a friend too me to when I moved to the bay area. I loved walking along the water and then up to the point. A place to get some great pictures. It can get windy/breezy but as...More

Thank JeninCalifornia541
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This park is very clean, well maintained, safe and in a good location. easy access off the freeway, but yet when you enter, you are clearly in a park setting. there are many trails to walk or bike on, picnic areas are well maintained. restroom...More

1  Thank mejosp
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A bit of hiking, picnic tables, a marina, golf course, windsurfing, beach, children's museum and local animal exhibit, etc. makes this a truly great place to take the family for a day out. Great views of SF and the Bay area, watch the planes land...More

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11 April 2015|
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Response from Pleschy | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen them there, or anywhere in the bay much at all, come to think of it. I'm not sure what maritime rules are with those kinds of craft around shipping channels and "boat" traffic. There are kite surfers at... More
Michael K
14 March 2015|
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Response from MikeandSarah | Reviewed this property |
There are several paved walkways up and down the quite steep inclines and thus I would say yes to your question, with the addition that it would be my suggestion not to try it by yourself. Having someone with you would be my... More