Visit our Elephant Seals and Viewing Elephant Seals for more information. A bridge crossing the short stream connecting a couple of the lagoons is located 1.6 km (1 mi.) Following the path downstream through riparian habitat, hikers will eventually arrive at Estero de Limantour and Limantour Beach. Allow 30 minutes driving time from Bear Valley to the Kehoe Beach Trailhead. These places are best for hiking trails in Point Reyes National Seashore: Tomales Point Trail; Point Reyes Hiking Trails; Marconi State Historic Park; Earthquake Trail; Woodward Valley Trail; See more hiking trails in Point Reyes National Seashore on Tripadvisor Ready for some activity? 1 Bear Valley Road, Bldg 70 Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 (415) 663-1200 email@example.com NPS Cooperating Association Marin Green Certified Business When you get to the falls walk just past the top fall, cross over it and down to the other falls. Enjoy your last coastal view here, before returning via the Bear Valley Trail along Coast Creek through beautiful buckeyes and mixed Douglas forest. Interpretive signs briefly describe Coast Miwok culture and history and the structures in the village. Allow thirty-five minutes driving time from Bear Valley to the Tomales Point Trailhead, which is located at the end of Pierce Point Road. Boat-in camping is allowed on national seashore beaches on the west side of Tomales Bay, beginning north of Indian Beach in Tomales Bay State Park. On the day I did this ride the first time, the temperature forecast near Soquel Demo Forest was ranging in the mid-90s, whereas the one near Point Reyes was in the mid-60s. to Bass Lake and 17.6 km / 11 mi. Distance: 13.1 km / 8.2 mi. Allow 45 minutes driving time from Bear Valley. Point Reyes Safaris; Point Reyes Lighthouse; Limantour Beach; Drakes Beach; Tomales Bay State Park; Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center; Bear Valley Visitor Center; Point Reyes South Beach; Blue Waters Kayaking; Sculptured Beach; The Great Beach; Mount Wittenberg; Marconi RCA Wireless Stations; First Valley Inverness Point Reyes National Seashore offers year-round backcountry hike-in camping along Drakes Bay and in the Phillip Burton Wilderness and boat-in camping on the west shore of Tomales Bay. The first section of the trail is through grasslands before skirting along the northern edge of and then cutting through an abandoned Christmas tree farm. Hike out to Tomales Point with stunning views surrounding you on all sides. Fissures Near the Chimney Rock Trail - updated December 22, 2015. After 1 km (0.6 mi. All public use is prohibited. to one's hike. The elevation gain is gradual and not so bad. Allow 45 minutes driving time from Bear Valley. Distance to the bridge across Home Bay: 3.2 km / 2 mi. 415-464-5100 This ride seems to be the only exception. from the trailhead at the head of Home Bay. Point Reyes National Seashore provides a variety of mountain biking opportunities traversing diverse habitats and terrains. A Risk Reduction Order is in place for Marin County until noon on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at which time a new Stay-Home order will take effect. You may hike with your dog on this trail. Alamere Falls is a tidefall waterfall that flows into the ocean in Point Reyes National Seashore, northwest of San Francisco in Marin County. Check out our Tomales Point, Pierce Point Ranch, and the Tule Elk Reserve page for more information about visiting this beautiful location. Distance: approx. The historic Point Reyes Lighthouse, built in 1870, guided mariners for over 100 years. Or continue straight along the ridge crest as the Glenbrook Trail leads 1 km (0.6 mi.) It's made by hand, by artisan craftspeople. Wittenberg trail to the junction with the Sky Trail. Wittenberg trail junction, one may turn north along the Z Ranch Trail and then follow the Horse Trail back to the trailhead. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call. It's where many visitors start their exploration, so you can expect to find the Bear Valley Trail heavily trafficked. However, as one continues from the Z Ranch-Mt. The Coast Trail from Palomarin to Wildcat Camp and on to Alamere Falls is one of the most beautiful hikes in the Point Reyes National Seashore. Advisory: Stick to the official trail and stay away from the bluff tops. Distance: 1.1 km / 0.7 mi. Bear Valley Trail is the most popular hike in the park. Allow 25 minutes driving time from Bear Valley to the Abbotts Lagoon Trailhead. * Arch Rock (11.4 mi, 1360 ft) The Bear Valley Trail, which leads to the now-collapsed Arch Rock, is Point Reyes’ most popular trail. On a sunny day or a moonlit night, enjoy the expansive feeling of this open space offering views of Olema Valley. From this junction, a 0.6 km (0.4 mi.) In the summer, look for salmonberries and thimbleberries. (6,943 kb PDF). Continue south 0.6 km (0.4 mi.) The Estero Trail head west out of the valley floor through some coastal scrub up and over a ridge before descending into another valley and crossing the Glenbrook Creek. Explore the best trails in Point Reyes Station, California on TrailLink. There will be abundant views of Estero de Limantour to the east as one heads south 2 km (1.3 mi.) walking on sand, before returning via the same trail. Distance: 5 km / 3 mi. For directions to trailheads, visit our Directions to Park Destinations page. Woodward Fire map of the Visitor Centers for additional information. ) Laguna,... The historic Point Reyes Station mountain Bike, hike, Trail itineraries directions! 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