Francis Beach is located at a state park in Half Moon Bay, California. The beach offers 52 campground sites for tent camping. There are also a few for trailers and recreational vehicles. The campground offers a dump station, but does not have hookups for power or at site sewage needs. There are also coin operated showers that allow for 2 minutes of water per quarter. Francis Beach is a place to enjoy spending time out of doors while camping.
There are day options as well for visitors who want to spend a bit of time on the sandy beach and swimming in the water. The beach offers water sports, volley ball, and hiking around the coastline. There are also a few options like the visitor center where individuals can learn cultural history about the beach and the area. The visitor center is equipped for those with disabilities as well. The center is open on the weekends only. Temperatures in summer tend to range from the 60s and up, while the winters are 40s. Summer fog is often seen in the mornings and evenings adding to the picturesque location of the state park and Francis Beach.