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Salt Point State Park

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Address: Highway 1, Jenner, CA
Phone Number: 707-847-3221
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Activities: Scuba diving, Hiking
Description: Six miles along the Sonoma Coast, this recreational park includes hiking...
Six miles along the Sonoma Coast, this recreational park includes hiking and horseback trails, plus an underwater reserve for divers.
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Gorgeous ocean views when hiking

Lovely State park, very well informed visitor center, lovely day hikes with breath taking ocean views, 2hrs + hikes are easy to do & well worth your time

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Ko Samui, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely State park, very well informed visitor center, lovely day hikes with breath taking ocean views, 2hrs + hikes are easy to do & well worth your time

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Rancho Santa fe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Beautiful campground set in the redwoods. Lots of space between campgrounds. Flush toilets but no showers. At night you could hear the waves.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This state park is a gem on the Sonoma Coast. My girls love camping here, exploring the forest east of Highway One, and of course combing the coves and beaches at Salt Point. Stump beach has nice sand, but the rocky coves provide good access to tidepools and ocean habitat. This is a great park to see whales, sea lions,... More 

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Napa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The Reef Campground at Salt Point is a first come, first serve primitive campground. Arrive early to pick your spot as there are only 19 spaces available. Camp host is friendly and sells firewood. Not for large vehicles (max. 17 ft.) Plenty of flushing toilets with sinks. We first camped at space 10, then found an opening at 16, which... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stopped at Salt Point on the way from Fort Ross to Mendocino. Salt Point was beautiful, but nothing too memorable stands out beyond what is found up and down Highway 1. We also wandered down to Gerstle Cove. It was Memorial Day weekend and there were a surprising number of beach-combers and divers there. We did find a few... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A state park which offers a lot of variety, hiking in the forest, beaches, diving and great views. Well known for its views and wonderful ocean coves and its pygmy forest. Fair warning: to see the pygmy forest you have to climb two miles uphill, a great hike, but it takes some energy....

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We went to Gerstle (spelling?) which is part of the Salt Point State Park. It has a small Visitors Center with a deck overlooking the ocean and the underwater reserve. People were snorkeling. Up the road is a picnic area where you can enjoy the scenery, or hike down for a closer view. Can be overcast and blustery, but we... More 

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Carmel, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wonderful coastline. I went there for photography and was very happy with the images. Some hiking is required and a little scrambling but well worth the effort.

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Rodeo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Best beach i found on this trip at hwy 1! The beach is beautiful! Lots to explore! You climb to the left,after you came down to Stump Beach,and you have an amazing hike overlooking the beach and around to the orher side with some amazing rock formations. We didnt go all the way around but we could see the highway... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wonderful walks above the shoreline with beautiful wildflowers galore. Sun above, seals below -- a great California experience.

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