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Gualala Point Regional Park

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Address: Gualala, CA
Phone Number: 707-785-2377,707-522-1000
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: Located at the mouth of the Gualala River, this park offers great hiking...
Located at the mouth of the Gualala River, this park offers great hiking trails and nature walks.
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ENJOY nature's beauty

Yes, you'll need to get out of the car and walk down the hill to the beach. But it's well worth it! Small but nice visitor center. The view and the sound of the waves... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
BobR711
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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109 reviews 109 reviews
70 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Yes, you'll need to get out of the car and walk down the hill to the beach. But it's well worth it! Small but nice visitor center. The view and the sound of the waves pounding the beach is awesome. Take shoes to walk in the sand. Small fee to park your vehicle.

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pnjaban
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81 reviews 81 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is an amazing park with features ranging from full frontal ocean view and beaches, to river head (Gualala River), to access to the wooded, mystical waterfall-laden Salal Trail on The Sea Ranch next door, to dramatic bluff top, well kept trails, to recently carved totem poles from a native tribe in Russian. Must see!

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Mendocino
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Being a local to this area, I walk the trails here several times a year. Great views of the ocean, Gualala River and the town of Gualala and beyond. I can't imagine not having this beautiful state park to visit.

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Sacramento, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

There is a seven dollar charge to park inside the park - it was worth it for me. You can drive right to the visitor center and park at the start of the lovely trails that go along the bluff and down to the beach. Bring a picnic and enjoy one of the many benches and picnic spots throughout. If... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Good if you want to walk early morning and see nature a very short drive less than a 10 minutes very quiet and good for exercise

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Livermore,CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Gualala Point Regional Park offers great opportunities to view the magnificent cliffs and beaches of the northern California Coast. I started at the park visitor center, following a trail that led west, parallel to the fence separating the park from Sea Ranch. Once the trail reaches the coastline you are treated to awesome cliff top views. Be sure to follow... More 

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Bellevue
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a great little park with a nice small visitor center that has a small mueseum. The path is paved and there are beautiful view of the river and the ocean. This short hike can be extended in to the Bar S ranch that walks along the head lands.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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115 reviews 115 reviews
7 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

One of many scenic hiking trails along the California coast near Gualala and The Sea Ranch. Looks like locals use it for hiking the loop, walking dogs, getting a nice cardio workout. The trail ends up at the beach, about a mile from the road. There is a $7 parking fee if you drive in, but free parking also available... More 

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Fairfax, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The walk from the camp grounds to the beach is beautiful, the view can't be beat. The beach itself is perfect - we built a driftwood beach bungalow and hung out in it all day. An awesome trip and a perfect day!

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san francisco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Very close to Gualala, nice loop trail down to beach from Visitor Center. VERY WINDY! Dress accordingly!

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