Año Nuevo State Park in San Mateo County, California, United States - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Año Nuevo State Park

1 New Years Creek Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060, USA

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About Año Nuevo State Park

Año Nuevo State Park is a state park of California which are known for their pinniped rookeries. Located in San Mateo County. The reserve contains a diversity of plant communities, including old growth forest, freshwater marsh, red alder riparian forest and knobcone pine forest.



Attractions near Año Nuevo State Park

Butano State Park10.32km from Año Nuevo State Park

This is a state park of California showcasing a secluded redwood-filled canyon. The park features miles of hiking trails, 21 drive-in campsites, and 18 walk-in campsites, restrooms and more. Guided nature walk and weekend campfire programs are offered during the summer.

Pigeon Point Lighthouse10.35km from Año Nuevo State Park

It is a lighthouse built in 1871 to guide ships on the Pacific coast of California. It is the tallest lighthouse in the area. It is still an active Coast Guard aid to navigation. The lighthouse is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated as a California Historical Landmark.

Pescadero State Beach18.44km from Año Nuevo State Park

Pescadero State Beach is alongside in the route of San Mateo County California. The beach has a mile-long shoreline with sandy coves, rocky cliffs, tide pools, fishing spots, and picnic facilities. Across the highway are Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve, a popular spot for bird watchers and other naturalists.

Portola Redwoods State Park18.48km from Año Nuevo State Park

This is a state park that was located in San Mateo county.  There are so many things to see in and around the park and are the park's primary watercourses, and feature numerous tributaries.  It includes hiking trails, a small car-camping campground of about 50 campsites, four group campsites, and 6 trail sites at Slate Creek Trail Camp. Portola Redwoods State Park is also home to the site of Page shingle Mill.

Hakone Estate and Gardens27.81km from Año Nuevo State Park

18-acre (7.3 ha) traditional Japanese garden recognized as one of the oldest Japanese-style residential garden in the Western Hemisphere. Notable features include a bamboo garden, a Zen garden, a strolling garden (the Hill and Pond Garden), tea houses, and the Cultural Exchange Center.

Memorial Church36.28km from Año Nuevo State Park

Located on the Main Quad at the center of the Stanford University campus, it was built during the American Renaissance by Jane Stanford as a memorial to her husband Leland. The church has been called "the University's architectural crown jewel". The church's chaplains were instrumental in the founding of Stanford's religious studies department.

Where is Año Nuevo State Park

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San Mateo County8 attractions

just south of San Francisco and home to the world-renowned Mavericks surfing competition.  The county seat is Redwood City. he county's built-up areas are mostly suburban with some areas being very urban, and are home to several corporate campuses.