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Address: Bolinas, CA
Phone Number: 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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The falls make the trip

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Mark W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank kharrislange
California
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202 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

An amazing hike through beautiful country side. Too bad the trail was heavily littered with toilet paper and human remains. Probably the worst I have seen in this country. Come on people, at least bury it or hide it. It is shameful. Also heavily used for partying high school students going to Bass Lake.

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1 Thank deepchi
Queenstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We took a day trip to Alamere falls... After an early start to our day we reached the falls by noon for a fun beach day with the sound of waves crashing and water falling in the background... It was a great trip, the hike was fun and would be great for all...

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1 Thank Sunelle D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

9 miles back nd forth. make sure u bring atleast 1L of water, a good hiking shoes, lil snack, cap, shirt/towel and camera. u will love the place. there is no restroom or fountain drink once u get to the falls so limit the drink. good to spend time w family, friend or ur partner. lil bit tricky on the... More 

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2 Thank Lyka S
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Most of the hike is easy but the turn to the falls off the main trail is easy to miss so pay ATTENTION! Also the climb down to the beach from the main trail is hard even for a good climber. As long as you go slow, you should make it but be prepared.

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1 Thank Eskimoe82
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

One of my favorite hikes, 8.4 miles roundtrip, takes you through a hidden path that winds down to the ocean. The trail is relatively flat, with a slight decline on the way to the waterfall and slight incline on the way back. I don't recommend this hike on windy days - any beach isn't as enjoyable with flying sand on... More 

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Thank Meagan L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

its a 4.5 mile walk ... so you might feel like you are never getting there , but its deff worth the walk ! take your friends with you . and have the great adventure

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Thank Katheryne D
Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

The actual hike to the falls was about 3.5 stars. There were some scenic spots but other parts were a little boring. We were here the 3rd week of April and the water was going strong. Hike down to the beach was a little scary with a 2.5 year old. Thankfully strangers helped me out going both down and up... More 

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