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Address: 1208 Pierce Point Road, Inverness, CA 94937
Phone Number: 415-669-1140
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Encompasses beaches, a majestic forest, leisure hikes and wild animals.

Encompasses beaches, a majestic forest, leisure hikes and wild animals.

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Nice hike with elks

Very good to reach after a long drive - free and Plenty of parking at the ranch. The hike is NOT easy for families with smaller kids or elderly adults. Going to tomales point and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2015
Fernando B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Very good to reach after a long drive - free and Plenty of parking at the ranch. The hike is NOT easy for families with smaller kids or elderly adults. Going to tomales point and returning will take you easily 5 hours including some water and observation rests. You have several smaller climbs and can observe the elks. Highly recommended!

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Thank Fernando B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

You can ride at ease all along the area, couple nice places to visit , hiking,biking and driving your vehicle up and all along the Bay Area , lots of green and beautiful houses all around the bay. Go camping or go for a day's adventure it all adds up to Fun Fun Fun.

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Thank Jchatila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

A site to see. Simple. Easy. Perfection. Great for pictures. Seriously, it was easy to find and any picture there is perfect.

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Thank Nelly D
Athens, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Everywhere you look is amazing. There are elk, birds of prey, and lots more amazing things to see from way up high. Don't forget your sunscreen - just because it's foggy and breezy doesn't mean you can't get burned (we did).

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Thank R M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Beautiful approach to Hearts Desire beach. Small but lively and beautiful beach. Small walking trails that suited our age!

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Thank Vijay B
Concord, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I had read that the water at the park was shallow, and indeed it was. My kids had a blast. The water is shallow with no waves. It was perfect for kids to go in deep into the water with the water being low. It does get chilly, so bring a blanket or jacket with extra clothing. There are park... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Point Reyes was incredibly windy the day we went. We found Tomales Bay State Park, the beach was very nice and we were isolated from the wind. We walked the Indian Trail with our 3 year old. It was a great little hike with Tee Pee's at the end and another nice beach.

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1 Thank Mollie B
Inverness, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is a State Park and so comes with a modest entrance fee. It has a large beach with a nearby float where teenagers like to hang out. It has picnic facilities and lovely waterside hiking trails. Of historical note is a trail to "Indian Beach". Where local Miwok Indians lived, harvesting oysters and other fresh local food at the... More 

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Thank Mary Ann P
Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

whenever I come her it's so easy to stop in and enjoy the Heart's desire Beach. There are toilets, easy walks, and a small beach to enjoy reading a book. Not a party place (thankfully!)

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Thank GPToak
Watsonville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Wonderful visitors center with interesting wildlife display in natural setting. Picnic area, bathrooms. Lots of trails

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