Inverness Ridge

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Elevation Gain1,495ft
Trailhead Elevation1,327ft
Elevation Min/Max715/1327ft
Elevation Start/End1327/1327ft

Inverness Ridge

Inverness Ridge is a hiking and biking 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 1,327 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,495 feet. This trail connects with the following: Drakes View Trail and Bayview Trail.

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Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County (Marin Press LLC)
Don & Kay Martin
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"This is the best hike for exploring the Bishop pine forest and fire zone along Inverness Ridge. It also offers great views, both east and west. Rocky in places." Read more
Point Reyes: The Complete Guide to the National Seashore and Surrounding Area (Wilderness Press)
Jessica Lage
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"Follow Inverness Ridge to Point Reyes Hill, the second highest point in the park. Panoramic views of the peninsula accompany you down the Bucklin Trail, and birders will delight in the variety of avian fauna around Muddy Hollow. You’ll return to the ridge on the Bayview Trail, abundant with wildflowers in spring and a great place to observe the effects of the Vision Fire." Read more

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Trail Information

Point Reyes National Seashore
Nearby City
Phillip Burton Wilderness Area
Point Reyes National Seashore
Local Contacts
USGS Inverness; Point Reyes National Seashore Map; Tom Harrison Point Reyes National Seashore Map
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Dec 2018