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Point Reyes National Seashore Bike & Hike :: Olema, CA

Point Reyes National Seashore has but a few trails legal for bikes. The vast majority of the park is dedicated to hikers and equestrians. This ride is a great opportunity to combine an easy bike ride with a hike. Bring along a snack and get the co

Point Reyes National Seashore - Bear Valley Trail :: Olema, CA

This very pretty trail takes you through a dense forest that follows a creek. It is the most popular trail in the park and is exceptionally crowded with hikers on the weekends. Because of the congestion, it is recommended that cyclists use this tra

Point Reyes National Seashore Outer Coast Camping Tour-Drakes Beach to Coast Camp and Stinson Beach :: Point Reyes Station, CA

One of the premier open-coast camping trips in the state, the lower half of the Point Reyes National Seashore is a southerly version of Mendocino’s Lost Coast: a 20-mile stretch of roadless, uninhabited coastal wilderness, with rugged cliffs and remo

Point Reyes National Seashore: Tomales Point :: Inverness, CA

There’s something about the stark beauty of the coastal bluffs, often appearing and disappearing in sheets of wispy fog. The Victorian-built whitewashed buildings of Pierce Ranch stand isolated and haunting on the green hills. Springtime wildflowers

Point Reyes National Seashore: Lighthouse and Chimney Rock Trails :: Point Reyes Station, CA

These are two short, exhilarating hikes. The lighthouse walk features marine wildlife and plant life that can survive harsh weather conditions. The lighthouse is the best place in Marin to watch gray whales migrating from Alaska to Baja California. O

Point Reyes National Seashore: Palomarin Trailhead to Alamere Falls :: Bolinas, CA

The trail from Palomarin on the southwestern edge of Point Reyes National Seashore takes you through coastal bluffs with Pacific views. Then it takes you through the shade of a Douglas fir forest, past streams and quiet lily-covered ponds. There are

Point Reyes National Seashore: Bear Valley to Arch Rock :: Point Reyes Station, CA

Departing from the Bear Valley Visitor Center, a nearly level fire road ushers you through woods, a meadow, and coastal grassland. At a bluff called Arch Rock, the turnaround point, there are beautiful views of the ocean and shoreline. The hike retur

Point Reyes National Seashore: Estero to Drakes Bay :: Inverness, CA

Point Reyes has creeks, ocean and bay coastline, a lagoon, waterfalls, ponds and lakes, and an estuary, which lends its name to this trailhead, Estero. You’ll descend through coastal scrub and a pocket of pines to a little bridge, then climb to a blu

Point Reyes National Seashore: Tomales Point :: Inverness, CA

Animal sightings are not uncommon in the Bay Area, but there are a few locations where you are nearly assured of a peek at undomesticated creatures. One of the best spots is Point Reyes’s Tomales Point. This hike is a 9.5-mile out-andback trek on a r

Point Reyes National Seashore Waterfalls :: San Rafael, CA

Point Reyes illustrates California’s violent geological history as well as the richness of its fauna. Literally balancing on the edge of the San Andreas Fault, you can stand atop a hill and see the scars of seismic activity underneath with your naked

Point Reyes National Seashore: Mount Wittenberg and Bear Valley Loop :: Olema, CA

From the meadows of Bear Valley, the hike enters a lush forest of Douglas fir and oak trees. Follow the ridgeline, enjoying views of Drakes Bay and the Pacific Ocean, then descend to the treeless, stark beauty of coastal bluffs. Have lunch on a tiny,

Point Reyes National Seashore: Tomales Point :: Point Reyes Station, CA

Hiking Tomales Point is invigorating and mysterious. Though hikers are sometimes unsatisfied going back and forth on a single trail, the crashing of the Pacific against the shore and the majestic rocky sculptures and sea cliffs at the point offer a c

Point Reyes National Seashore: Chimney Rock Trail :: Point Reyes Station, CA

The Chimney Rock Trail is a short easy hike boasting one of the best wildflower displays on the coast and is the site of shipwrecks dating to 1585. The trail traces a bluff above 500-foot cliffs, providing spectacular coastline scenery. Add a visit t

Point Reyes National Seashore: Palomarin Trailhead to Alamere Falls :: Point Reyes Station, CA

The trail from Palomarin, on the southwestern edge of Point Reyes National Seashore, to Alamere Falls takes you through coastal bluffs with Pacific views and a Douglas fir forest filled with streams and quiet lily-covered ponds. You’ll pass two lakes

Whales, Wildflowers, and Elk: Point Reyes National Seashore :: Petaluma, CA

There aren?t many places where you can see elk (California's largest land mammal), whales (the world's largest sea mammals), and the delicate blooms of hundreds of wildflowers all in one visit. A little luck, combined with an early spring visit to Po

Exploring Point Reyes National Seashore :: Point Reyes Station, CA

With 71,000 acres of coastal hills, dense forests, pristine beaches, and 140 miles of hiking trails, Point Reyes National Seashore is a walkabout paradise only an hour and a half north of San Francisco by car or bus.

White Gate Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

White Gate Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 70 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total e

Lake Ranch Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Lake Ranch Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is three miles long and begins at 1,179 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.1 miles with a to

Alamea :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Alamea is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 785 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total elevatio

Baldy Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Baldy Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 868 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total eleva

Earthquake Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Earthquake Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 110 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 114 feet. The Bea

Ridge :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Ridge is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 6.4 miles long and begins at 279 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.4 miles with a total elevation

Hidden Valley :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Hidden Valley is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 151 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total ele

Glen :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Glen is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 742 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.9 miles with a

Glenbrook Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Glenbrook Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 245 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total e

Overlook Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore. It is 258 feet long and begins at 463 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 24 feet. Near the tr

Education Center :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Education Center is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 414 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total

Drake Beach Road :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Drake Beach Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 210 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain o

Ocean Lake Loop :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Ocean Lake Loop is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 199 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total e

Estero Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Estero Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 10.5 miles long and begins at 150 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 18.3 mi

Greenpicker :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Greenpicker is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 776 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.3 miles with a total eleva

Woodpecker Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Woodpecker Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 165 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 332 feet. The Han

Old Out Road :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Old Out Road is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 785 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with a total elev

Indian Beach Service :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Indian Beach Service is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 86 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total eleva

Jepson Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Jepson Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 475 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain

Coast Glen Spur Nort :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Coast Glen Spur Nort is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 750 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a to

Rift Zone :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Rift Zone is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore. It is 4.4 miles long and begins at 107 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,156 feet. Near the tra

Drakes Head Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Drakes Head Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 223 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 184 f

Wittenberg Summit :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Wittenberg Summit is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,274 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a tot

Woodward Valley Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Woodward Valley Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is two miles long and begins at 166 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.0 miles with a t

Horse Camp :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Horse Camp is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 176 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 21 feet. Along the trai

Sunset Beach Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Sunset Beach Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 145 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 285

Water :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Water is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 266 feet long and begins at 1,019 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation

Indian Beach Nature :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Indian Beach Nature is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 9 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevati

Kelham Beach Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Kelham Beach Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 121 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a tota

Fire Lane Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Fire Lane Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 375 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.6 miles with a total e

Meadow Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Meadow Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 1,109 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.3 miles with a total el

Horse Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Horse Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 85 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.5 miles

Sky Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Sky Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 5.7 miles long and begins at 684 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.6 miles

Old Pine Trail :: Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

Old Pine Trail is a hiking trail in Marin County, California. It is within Point Reyes National Seashore and Phillip Burton Wilderness Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 377 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.8 miles with a total el