Pescadero is a farming and ranching community near the Pescadero Marsh, a wildlife refuge. Pescadero Creek, the longest stream in San Mateo County, is an annual creek that empties into the Pacific Ocean near the town.
Pescadero State Beach has sandy coves, rocky cliffs, tide pools, fishing spots and picnic facilities. It's across the highway from Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve where you can hike and watch birds. - http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=522
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