Memorial Park near Pescadero, CA offers some of the best family camping in the Bay Area. Nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains along Pescadero Creek, visitors can camp next first growth redwoods. Memorial Park is also the oldest San Mateo County Park, and the designation recognizes the sacrifices of soldiers in WWI. Pescadero State Beach is an excellent destination only six miles downstream from Memorial Park. It protects the beaches and marshlands of Pescadro Creek Estuary. Enjoy this photo essay.
Just downstream from Memorial Park is Pescadero State Beach. Pescadero Creek flows into the ocean next to a rock arch.