Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve is a wetland area located on the coast about 15 miles south of Half Moon Bay, CA. The preserve covers over 500 acres and includes marshes, ponds, and dunes that are home to a variety of plants and animals.
The marsh is an important stopover for migratory birds, including sandpipers, plovers, and ducks, as well as a habitat for endangered species such as the California red-legged frog and the San Francisco garter snake. Visitors to the preserve can observe wildlife from a network of trails and viewing platforms, or explore the area by kayak or canoe.
The Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve is also a popular spot for fishing, and visitors can catch a variety of fish including halibut, perch, and striped bass. The preserve is open year-round, and there is no admission fee. However, visitors are required to follow all preserve rules and regulations to help protect the delicate ecosystem.
Address: Hwy 1, 15 miles south of Hwy 92