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  Map: San Mateo Section 7 |   Point: 7-

Name or Prominent Feature:
Cowell Ranch Beach trailhead
Area: south of Half Moon Bay
UTM Coordinates
- Zone: 10
- Easting: 550756
- Northing: 4141883
Decimal Degrees Coordinates
- Longitude: 0
- Latitude: 0
Location: Hwy 1 near Purisima Creek
Nearest Milepost
- Route:
- Mile Number:
  • CCC Access Point
  • Parking
  • Natural Surface Trail
  • Stairs to Beach
  • Path to Beach


  • Cowell Ranch trail leads to a small public area on the coastline. Recent acquisitions just south may allow a blufftop trail at a later date, but for now this is just an access point.