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Address: Bolinas, CA
Phone Number: +1 415-663-1092
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Spectacular 40-foot waterfall, considered to be one of the rare examples of...

Spectacular 40-foot waterfall, considered to be one of the rare examples of ocean bluff falls in the world.

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Gorgeous!

Keep in mind this is a 15 mile hike, so figure about 2 hours each way. Don't forget to put extra time in to actually enjoy the falls. I would recommend making this a full day trip... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 6, 2016
Kayla W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Keep in mind this is a 15 mile hike, so figure about 2 hours each way. Don't forget to put extra time in to actually enjoy the falls. I would recommend making this a full day trip starting at 10 a.m. for the walk. Bring a lunch to enjoy while you get there. Don't forget plenty of water and make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

i highly recommend this hike. total trip is a lilttle over 8 miles but pretty much the whole hike has scenic view. even the 2 small lake you pass by are nice. the waterfall upper and middle is a nice view too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Beautiful 8.4 mile hike. We took Palomarin trail. The hike is not physically taxing; the most challenging (and steep) part is when your by the actual water falls. The trails to the falls is fairly tight and the only indication that the falls are near is a sign spelled out in rocks The drive up is winding and the turn... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The hike is relatively easy up until the very end where you have to scale down a rocky cliff-side to get to the main waterfall and beach. It's definitely do-able, but might be a challenge for some that are not used to more physical activity. But when the falls are going, it's very pretty. A lot of people come with... More 

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Thank Jasmine L
Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Hiking is the one thing i wanted to check in from my bucket list of exploring the country and I got my first hike trail Älamere Falls". First thing anybody would do is start with the reviews of the place and then hit the road. We were on fire when we saw the reviews and the beautiful images, it just... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Some say this is an easy hike. There is a 2 mile extension for those who opt out of the short cut which is easier but longer. You can get lost driving here and make sure to get travel sickness pills and good directions. The constant turns are difficult for those who get car sick. Something I've sadly inherited. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

We decided to do this hike on a recommendation of a friend. It's a bit of a jaunt over here from the East Bay, but it's absolutely worth the trip! We had incredible weather. It was quite windy, which made for a lot of dirt/sand blowing about, and you will want to hold on to your hat. It doesn't matter... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful day hike with ocean views, fun lakes, many tree varieties and some wildlife. The trail markings for the Alamere Falls turn off at the end were weak at best. Having a series of waterfalls by emotion is very unique and, in this case, breathtaking.

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Thank Mark W
Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I started hiking this morning at 6:15am, it's a nice and easy path with some great views. Just the last 10min of the hike, going down to the beach, you have to climb down a bit. I was all alone but then, going back to the car (between 8 and 9am), there were dozens of people on their way to... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The hike went fast for 8 miles RT. Hike is mostly flat with a few gradual inclines. You will pass beautiful lakes on the way to the falls. Saw whales offshore while on the beach by the falls. Follow the arrow made of rocks for the most direct route.

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