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Bodega Head

Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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A bit foggy this day, still spectacular.

Love Bodega Head, but wish there were more barriers to keep people away from the cliffs! Scary to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gary H
Shouldn't miss this!

We did the 3 mile loop and had some amazing views of the ocean. Check out the pictures. We got... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MaryCath
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A rugged and recommended whale-watching promontory along the California coast.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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Reviewed yesterday

Love Bodega Head, but wish there were more barriers to keep people away from the cliffs! Scary to watch folks get too close! We have seen whales here before and a nice couple took our photo for us! Great place to see the best ocean/rock...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the 3 mile loop and had some amazing views of the ocean. Check out the pictures. We got excellent directions from Bodega Bay Lodge.

Thank MaryCath
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During a recent trip to Santa Rosa, I had an opportunity to get out to Bodega Head one evening. It was extremely windy, which provided waves for some interesting photographs. The evening light was incredible. Because I was in a business suit and wearing dress...More

Thank mnryno
Reviewed 4 days ago

You won't see the sunset from Bodega Bay proper. Head out to the headlands to watch the sun dip below the Pacific!

Thank QatarJoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible views! This is a wonderful place to watch the sunset. Bring a jacket because gets windy. Don't leave Bodega Bay without at least stopping here.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove up the road to the Bodega Head parking lot and did the 1.9 mile loop trail. The views are incredible. The trail provides views from the cliffs above the Pacific Ocean as well as Bodega Bay.

1  Thank Philip G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After we drove up the hill, the hiking trails start from the parking area. The trails are easy and short, some are less than 1 mile. The ocean and bay views are awesome. And there is a short trail with some steps to the beach....More

Thank savorymom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even in foggy weather the views from Bodega Head shouldn't be missed. There are several walking trails that leave from the parking lot, at least one is wheelchair accessible. Fun to look down on a flock of pelicans flying past. Interesting and informative signs, too...More

1  Thank JandPfrancophiles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the walk along the water. There were lots of birds and a good selection of wild flowers./ We were fortunate enough to see a whale and her calf out in the water. Bring a jacket, it can get windy.

Thank Pixelpanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view, place to have picnic lunch, lots of parking and public restrooms. Great for picture taking. A bit of a hike to get down to the ocean no access for handicap to get to water but great view.

Thank vinabette
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Cari530
April 6, 2016|
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Response from Jimksatx_11 | Reviewed this property |
Coming from the town heading out that way there was a few beaches before you got to the Head on the Bay Side and then on the Oceanside there were many children on the one beach down from the head there was a fairly steep... More
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Treasure D
August 19, 2015|
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Response from LIbertySpinner | Reviewed this property |
I did not take a dog that day and so did not look. In earlier times the dog was allowed on a leash. I think the trails are rather delicate now and much of the vegetation at the lower levels has blown away.
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michaeldmcintyre
December 30, 2014|
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Response from sandycanna | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot has a few holes. But the viewing areas there are pretty easy and safe. There are trails on the hillside that power or beach wheel chairs could move on. But the view from the parking lot are real good.
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