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Point Reyes National Seashore

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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, Viewing wildlife, Hiking
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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A nice drive north of SF to the seashore

We rented a car to explore north of San Francisco, we decided to visit this National Park based other people's reviews and pictures on the Internet. It was cloudy and windy and by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Rochester
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Rochester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We rented a car to explore north of San Francisco, we decided to visit this National Park based other people's reviews and pictures on the Internet. It was cloudy and windy and by the time we stopped at the lighthouse the sun was trying to come out. The lighthouse is closed on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday so we could walk... More 

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great location, different for you city slickers. Look for the Tule elk on the hillsides, elephant seals and seals.

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Encino, CA.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of the most scenic areas in the world! The hiking trails are myriad, and offer opportunities for every activity level. After 3 days of exploring the area we only scratched the surface of this extraordinary place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Really enjoyed driving around this expansive site. Wonderful lighthouse, set low below the fog level, so it involved a very healthy walk down, then back up, well over 300 steps each way. Saw coyotes and tule elk. Takes a car and a bunch of time and energy to explore.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It is a longish drive but well worth it. We stopped and waded in the ocean. They have a nice bathroom with flushing toilets.

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Do you like hiking, wildlife, birding, wildflowers, and amazing views? Who doesn't!? :) Great place! Went out to the Elk Reserve in the morning to hike to the point 9.2 miles round trip. It takes about 4 hours (or more) probably do the whole thing if you stop and take photos of things you see and eat lunch etc. We... More 

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Point Reyes is a great place to visit for any nature lover. The scenery and wildlife are amazing. Plan to spend an entire day because you will need it. There are great hiking trails through out the park and a visit to the lighthouse is a must!

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Point Reyes National Seashore is an amazing weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city life. It is definitely a place for all nature lovers - be it for a person totally into hikes and trails or a scenic place lover. Since we had just one day, we opted for sight seeing instead of hiking. The very first... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We visited Point Reyes NS primarily to view the elephant seals and it's worth the trip just for that alone...however the park is vast & beautiful and well worth a few hours of exploring. In regard to the seals, if this is your primary reason for going, be sure to do your research and see if it is a time... More 

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Classic City, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Research local hiking opportunities along the coast. Very beautiful! Loved the scents of eucalyptus. Bolinas is a nice side visit for a bite to eat.

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