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Address: Point Reyes National Seashore, Point Reyes Station, CA
Activities: Hiking
Description: This, the highest peak in the area, is great for hiking.

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Nice Moderate Mountain Hike

From the Bear Valley trail-head you can pick up a simple free map at the ranger/info office and navigate the trails easily. Its about a 1400 foot elevation gain and mostly shady... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Shanghai
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Seattle
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92 reviews 92 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a quick (I think about 1 hr up, 1 hr down..or slightly more) from the visitor center to top of Mt Wittenberg. You can also do this to "almost" the top (because the summit has no views now that all the trees have grown up). You can hike to a broad plateau and enjoy the flowers, some ocean... More 

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Shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

From the Bear Valley trail-head you can pick up a simple free map at the ranger/info office and navigate the trails easily. Its about a 1400 foot elevation gain and mostly shady. It meanders thru lovely forest trails with evergreen conifers all around! There is potable water at Sky Camp so you can refill there if you didn't bring enough.... More 

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Berkeley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you leave the Bear Valley Visitor Center and hike about 1/4 mile, there is a trail straight up to the top of Mt. Wittenberg. It's steep, but in 45 minutes you'll be treated to a breathtaking review of Drake's Bay and will feel justified to fest on popovers at the Station House or artisan pizza at Reyes Cafe

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Auburn, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The view from atop is wonderful and makes the trek upward well worthwhile. In late July-mid August, bring a bucket to fill up with delicious huckleberries found along the trail.

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