Portola Expedition Camp
California State Historic Landmark 26
#026 Portola Camp
Captain Gaspar de Portola and his party of Spanish explorers,
journeying overland from San Diego in a fruitless search for Monterey Bay, camped
here by San Gregorio Creek for a three day rest and treatment of their sick,
October 24-27, 1769. Having missed Monterey, they later discovered San Francisco
Nothing remains of this site.
San Gregorio State Beach, State Hwy 1 (PM 18.1), 0.1 mi S of State Hwy 84
intersection, 10.8 mi S of Half Moon Bay.
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