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Live Beach Webcam at Mori Point, Pacifica

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  • Location: Mori Point, Pacifica, San Mateo County, California, United States
  • Source: David Chamberlin
  • Info: Live streaming webcam showing a beach in Pacifica, California. The webcam is located at Mori Point and shows views of the sandy beach and the ocean.
    Pacifica is a city in San Mateo County, California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean between San Francisco and Half Moon Bay.

More info: Mori Point is a 110-acre (0.4 km2) park located in Pacifica, which is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Mori Point itself is a bluff next to the Pacific Ocean which offers scenic views of the peninsula coastline. In addition to the bluff and ridge, Mori Point contains a few small ponds and wetlands.

The ponds and wetlands of Mori Point serve as habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog and the endangered San Francisco garter snake. Mori Point also has northern coastal scrub and California coastal prairie habitat in upland areas, and is well known for its spring wildflower displays.

Mori Point is featured in the climactic scene from the 1971 movie Harold and Maude. A customized Jaguar E-Type, modified to look like a hearse, is driven off the bluff, landing on the beach below.