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Stay overnight at this historic lighthouse! Several beautiful light-houses along the coast of California offer overnight accommodations, some are basic hostel style rooms, others are epic location bed & breakfasts.

Montara State Beach
Los Padres NF: North
Los Padres NF: North
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elevation: 113' population: 2,950 zip code: 94037


seaside village & ocean view homes

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San Mateo County
S of San Francisco
on Coast Hwy 1



  • beaches
  • camping
  • surfing
  • redwood forests
  • hiking
  • wineries
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Big Basin Redwoods State Park
  • Montara State Beach
  • McNee Ranch State Park
  • Butano State Park
  • Portola Redwoods State Park
  • Point Montara Lighthouse
  • Pillar Point Bluff
  • Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
  • Rancho Corral de Tierra
  • montara campgrounds

    Half Moon Bay State Beach
    Portola Redwoods Campground
    Butano State Park Camping
    Pillar Point RV Park, HMB

    tent camping

    Seaside community along the south San Francisco coast; minimal services. Cliffs & beaches, big surf, windy (most all the time).

    nearby towns:
    Half Moon Bay
    San Gregorio
    San Francisco
    Moss Beach
    El Granada
    local links:

    Montara Community

    Point Montara Lighthouse Rental
    View Virtual Parks / Panoramic Viewpoints
    Dog Beaches
    Wildflower Guide San Francisco
    Happy Tails Doggy Day Care
    Gherkin's Sandwich Shop

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