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Address: 1 Bear Valley Road, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
Phone Number: 415-464-5100
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking, Viewing wildlife
Description: The 100 square miles of this spectacular coast are home to over 400...
The 100 square miles of this spectacular coast are home to over 400 species of birds.
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SO serene....

The drive to get to the light house and the hike up/down the steps reminded me of Ireland's evergreen pastures and peaceful skies. I was one with nature here and could clear my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Ninaad D
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Dublin, California
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Dublin, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The drive to get to the light house and the hike up/down the steps reminded me of Ireland's evergreen pastures and peaceful skies. I was one with nature here and could clear my mind of all thoughts and just watch the waves rush to the rocks, eagerly hugging it and returning to the green glass like sea. Watching the elephant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Take a walk on the wild side. The coastline is spectacular and although it was fresh, hiking the area was stunning and bracingly beautiful. great photo opportunities and quite something to think about earthquakes at this site!!

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Portland, Maine
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It is a long and winding road to get here, but worth the trip. We stopped at the town (Point Reyes Station) on the way and got some great food at Cowgirl Creamery and then had a picnic at the beach. Great for beach walking and picnicking. It was too foggy and cool for us for swimming but a few... More 

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Petaluma, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
39 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We took a drive to Point Reyes National Seashore yesterday and are so happy we did so. We don't do this often enough and the views were spectacular, the weather was supberb and we saw so many animals on our drive. This is a great place to spend the day and relax at one of the beaches or simply hike... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We missed the sign saying no dogs allowed and got a severe talking to for walking our pups along a paved road.... really use a little common sense!!!!We were also told not to leave the dogs in the car ... soon other words just leave. The partner of the parks service employee who talked with us was busy making a... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Shuttle bus service ran smoothly with very short waits. elephant seals are migrating, park volunteers were at 2 locations and were very helpful and informative.

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Fort Myers Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We recently visited Point Reyes during a trip to San Francisco. Our son drove us out to this beautiful spot. The landscape was amazing. Very windy but so beautiful. We really enjoyed our visit. The drive there was spectacular. I really didn't expect this kind of landscape. It reminded me of Ireland. Lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I've been to Point Reyes in the summer when it was foggy; during the fall when it was very windy and cold; and in winter when rained so hard, I was soaked to the bone! Guess what? I finally lucked out visiting on a gorgeous sunny day in early April - two days after a rare heavy rainfall in the... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I was disgusted, and disappointed, with the obvious long-term neglect and lack of current cleaning at the NPS bathroom facilities near the parking area for the Point Reyes Lighthouse. This is not a budget problem, this is a management problem. The NPS Director, NPS Regional Director, and Point Reyes Superintendent should be ashamed of these disgusting bathrooms.

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Burlington, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

There are lots of options of things to do here. The Bear Valley visitor center was a great stop along with the very short earthquake trail right by it. From here we got into the car and drove to north beach and watched the waves crash in and some fearless surfers attempting to ride them. We pulled ourselves away to... More 

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