Bay Area — No. California
Half Moon Bay
Half Moon Bay Attractions
Mavericks Surf Contest
Mavericks Parking & Directions
Mavericks Surf Contest and Mavericks Festival Parking
During the Mavericks Surf Contest, street parking is horrendous and ticketing
is aggressively enforced. In the past, the viewing areas were a long walk
from most parking locations. Parking is limited, so arrive early.
Parking will be limited, so arrive early.
Parking is available at the Half Moon Bay Airport, along Hwy 1 or at select local areas. Walk-in or take a shuttle (if available). Free Bike Valet.
Half Moon Bay Airport Parking
Directions to Mavericks
and Pillar Point Marsh*
Mavericks is located just south of Pillar Point, near Half Moon Bay.
*NOTE: During the contest, you will NOT be allowed in this area. Please park @ the Half Moon Bay Airport Parking Area.
See directions below:
Take Highway 1 north
of Half Moon Bay about 4 miles. Turn left on Capistrano Road at
the traffic light, past Pillar Point Harbor. Continue past the
harbor entrance to Prospect Way and turn left. Turn left on Prospect
Avenue until it merges onto West Point Avenue. Follow West Point
up the hill to the small, unmarked parking lot.
the Pillar Point Marsh lot and hike about one mile uphill, along
the sandy footpath to the isolated viewing area on the bluffs.