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“Great walking area” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Poplar Beach

Poplar Beach
Half Moon Bay, California
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68 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great walking area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

just make sure you pay for the parking - but it is an underused and beautiful beach. Take the coastside trail (above) to the south and it is amazing.

Visited July 2013
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“Horse land”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

Riding a horse down the beach sounds very romantic, but for other people enjoying the beach it can be quite gross. The minute you try to get down there on a slope dirt hill there's horse poop. And I slipped and fell down twice. On the beach there were no horses in sight, just tons and TONS of big hunks of horse poop, bird feathers and debris. We had to try to find a spot poop-free, which wasn't easy! What's so sad is that the beach is beautiful! It has gorgeous cliffs, nice soft sand and could be a ton of fun! The city really needs to get in there and clean it up regularly. Maybe make the people with all the horses do it! Everyone needs to pick up after their pet, whether it's a dog or a big horse, it's your responsibility!

Visited July 2013
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Martinez, California
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14 reviews
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“Beauty abounds”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

Nice parking lot which you need to feed the meters. Benches along the cliff if one does not want to feel sand in their toes. Easy access to nice sand beach. Porta potties (or Peet's coffee is a few miles up the highway).

Visited June 2013
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Thank MissT115
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Cupertino, California
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168 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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“Windy”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

PROS:

(1) Dog friendly
(2) Scenic, windswept beach
(3) Pleasant trail along the cliff

CONS:

(1) Metered parking
(2) Very windy
(3) Loads of horse poop

Visited January 2013
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Thank Gaakin D
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46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2013

The beach was pretty! It's sandy, but there are quite a few rocks/shells to find. Lots of horses ride along it. Not a swimming beach, just a "Wow!" beach.

Visited March 2013
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Thank LizzieTravelGirl13
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