Pomponio State Beach

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Pomponio State Beach
Pomponio State Beach 3.jpg
Location San Mateo County, California
Nearest city San Gregorio
Coordinates 37°17′30″N 122°24′27″W / 37.29167°N 122.40750°W / 37.29167; -122.40750Coordinates: 37°17′30″N 122°24′27″W / 37.29167°N 122.40750°W / 37.29167; -122.40750
Governing body California Department of Parks and Recreation

Pomponio State Beach is a state beach of California in the United States. It is located 12 miles (19 km) south of Half Moon Bay off California State Route 1.[1]

This coastal strip lies between Pescadero and San Gregorio State Beaches. It is made up of several miles of sloping, sandy beaches and a small lagoon below high sandstone bluffs. Fauna in the area includes [1]

A parking lot and a picnic area are available for public use during the day. There are hiking trails and beach access. No camping is available. Dogs and campfires are not permitted on the beach.[1]

The beach was named after José Pomponio Lupugeym, a Native American outlaw.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c California Department of Parks and Recreation (2009). "Pomponio State Beach". Retrieved 2010-07-18. 
  2. ^ Morrall, J. (2008-06-19). "The "Outlaw" Pomponio & The Historical Art of David Gremard Romero". Half Moon Bay Memories and El Granada Observer. Retrieved 2010-07-18. 

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