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Coyote Point Recreation Area

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Address: 1961 Coyote Point Dr, San Mateo, CA 94401-1005
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+1 650-573-2592
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00

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Great for kids !

Lovely views of the bay. Take a break from the traffic and mayhem. Let the kids play n the great sled or swing with a view of the bay.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 December 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Lovely views of the bay. Take a break from the traffic and mayhem. Let the kids play n the great sled or swing with a view of the bay.

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Emerald Hills, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

There is a wonderful playground there for both young children and older kids. The museum is always a fun place for kids too and you can picnic both near the museum as well as at the playground. Nice way to spend the day. There are lots of school kid groups that go there during the week in the summer.

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Thank Elaine H
San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 jewel just a few blocks from the freeway, but feels like a stroll through the... More 

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Thank 415Mark650
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 place is clean and offers a great, safe playground for kids of a younger age.... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Dildar P
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5 of 5 bubbles 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), either way it's always a good time. Rangers are the most personable folks. Think they... More 

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Central Point, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 came here a lot, too.

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 opposed to SF it is usually warm. Such a beautiful place in creation. I visit... More 

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