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Salt Point State Park

Highway 1, Jenner, CA
707-847-3221
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in Jenner
Type: State Parks, Hiking Trails, Bodies of Water, Deserts
Activities: Hiking, Scuba diving
Description: Six miles along the Sonoma Coast, this recreational park includes hiking and horseback trails, plus an underwater reserve for divers.
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Port Washington, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We kayaked out to an island that was fascinating to explore. While kayaking on the estuary, we were surrounded by harbor seals. It was a wonderful experience, and the surrounding views were beautiful!

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

SPSP is our go to getaway when we need the comfort of a campfire ring. It always seems like the other campers are generally cool folks.

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Chicago
Top Contributor
209 reviews 209 reviews
81 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A classic place to amble and enjoy all the coast has to offer. It reminds me of Point Reyes. There are lots of good paths.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Salt Point State Park covers nearly 10 square miles of rugged coastline on Highway One on the Sonoma Coast. There are two state campgrounds: Gerstle Cove, 30 drive-in sites including a group campsite on the ocean side of the highway; and to the east of Hwy 1 is Woodside, 79 sites of which 20 are walk-in and 10 are hike/bike.... More

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Southborough, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Camping was exquisite - you can see all of the stars at night, and the foxes will visit your campsite as soon as you go to your tent. The beaches are amazing - we found stunning abalone shells, the sky is so blue and the water is wonderfully clear. Truly a magical place, but do bring tick repellent!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We wanted to go camping on the Sonoma coast so we started doing some research and asking around. Heard about salt point and it looked great. We decided to drive out without a reservation and see if we could find anything. When we arrived the sign said full so we asked the ranger if she had any recommendations. She actually... More

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Highland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Enjoyed the beach but no restrooms at Stump beach. A fairly easy trail to walk down. Quite a few steps, so not easy with a wagon, but not bad for walking.

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Galt, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The sand is so beautiful and the rocky cliffs are great for photographs. You can walk hand in hand and run through the icy ocean waves. There are great cliffs to walk along at this location as well as Fisk Mill just a bit farther north.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Completed a free diving class there. Saturday the ocean was calm and we had excellent visibilty under water. Sunday everything was changed - poor visibilty and the water was choppy and very cold. Lots of fish and abs there.

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Once we found the correct entrance we could not believe the views of the cliffs. It sure was windy so tie down those hats. Saw some playful seals. The waves coming in and hitting the huge boulders was fantastic. Glad we decided to take the ride out to Salt Point

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