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Point Reyes Seashore National Park

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Address: 1 Bear Valley Rd, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956-9799
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The 100 square miles of this spectacular coast are home to over 400 species...

The 100 square miles of this spectacular coast are home to over 400 species of birds.

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! hour from S.F. and a lovely drive

A bit off the beaten path but a lovely drive by farmland and grazing animals. The Station is staffed by rangers who clearly like their job. There were several groups of school... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A bit off the beaten path but a lovely drive by farmland and grazing animals. The Station is staffed by rangers who clearly like their job. There were several groups of school children taking in the lessons of wildlife and enjoying the opportunity to spot the whales. There is parking and a bit of a walk, so if mobility is... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent portions of two days here. Beautiful seashore views with history and geology thrown in. Highly recommend the trek up to the elk preserve. We went early in the morning and was greeted by dozens of elk right along the road.

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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Point Reyes National Park is beautiful. The Visitor's Center is outstanding, one of the nicest I have every been to. Rangers were very helpful in explaining to us the highlights of the Park. We went to the Lighthouse which is totally worth it and then to off to the beach with the seals. Take a couple hours and enjoy this... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many diverse spots to visit in the park. Stop by the Bear Valley Visitor Center to have a ranger help you plan your visit. Each visit provides unbelievable vistas, incredible encounters with nature and perfect solitude. My favorites hikes , Estero Trail and Tomales Point trail. But there are so many depending on your time. Elephant seals in season, spot... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's nothing better than the California coast. And Point Reyes is a very special place. Drive the scenic route and get out and explore. Wildflowers are in full bloom now and it's not too crowded.

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Amazing example of how nature is able to continue after something like an earthquake tries to shake things uo a little bit. Start at the visitor center and if you don't have much time, at least hike the Earthquake Trail. There are two sets of interpretive signs along this loop trail. In addition to the adult ones, there are also... More 

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Toledo, OHIO, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether it is the veiw of the water, or to see the elephant seal, it is worth the trip. Parking can be challenging and you may need to walk...so wear comfortable shoes.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the Visitors' Center in Bear Valley, you can hike an easy trail all the way to the ocean, with several side trails to choose from as well. It's about 8 miles roundtrip. About half-way along the trail, there's a beautiful meadow with log benches and restrooms. You can turn around there and still have a great hike back through... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning views, great opportunities for hiking and whale watching. Consider visiting one of the local dairy farms for incredible cheese.

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Susanville, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place. The Ranger told us the road to Drakes Beach washed out the day before we were there so the shuttle bus was not running. It made for a crowded parking area, but still beautiful.

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