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About the cleanup!
Site captains: Julie, Melinda & Laurel
Where to Meet: On the coastal trail by the Pillar Point RV Park (4000 Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019). This is north of Surfer Beach and right next to the Half Moon Bay south jetty.
Parking: Free if you park alongside the road. $10 if you park in the parking lot next to the RV park.
Cleanup Areas: We will cleanup the beach and the rocks when there is a low tide. During high tide, we will focus on cleaning up the trail and the bluff all the way to Miramar (if desired).
Supplies: Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own buckets and reusable gloves. Extra gloves, buckets, and specific tools for this site cleanup will be provided while supplies last. The weather is changeable: make sure to bring extra layers, a hat, sunblock, water, and snacks.
Litter: Expect to pick up plastic wrappers, cigarette butts, fishing gear and line, other debris, and recycling.
Restrooms: There is a public restroom by the boat launch or south of Miramar.
Be sure to read through the Cleanup Guidelines before attending the cleanup.
More questions? Read our Beach Cleanup FAQs.
Would You Like to Join Us? To make sure we bring the right amount of supplies, to be more efficient and conserve paper, please complete our online form. It will only take you a few seconds. Sign up here!
Great for families. Bring the kids and friends to beach cleanups and restoration projects. See where plastics end up and why it’s important to reduce plastic use and commit to more sustainable agriculture and fishing with less adverse human impact.
Be sure to RSVP, sign a waiver (if applicable) and check with the mentioned organizer to confirm details in advance.
Some snorkel, dive or beach cleanups may require proper certification and being comfortable in or around the water and familiar with water safety. If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out. Mahalo 🤙
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