Hike Tomales Point Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes Forever

If we could stand with a boombox and blast a love song out to Point Reyes National Seashore, we would (except for on the trails, that's annoying). But you get the point. We 💚 Point Reyes for all the reasons: spectacular open space, epic coastline, beautiful beaches, dramatic promontories, and wildlife of all kinds ... Here are three classic adventures in this stunning, natural wanderland.

Week: 06.24.2020
Regions: Northern CA

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Hike the Classic Tomales Point Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore

Hike Tomales Point Trail in Point Reyes
Maybe it’s the constant ocean breeze, or the burly tule elk, or the chance to see spouting gray whales: There’s something about Tomales Point Trail. It’s a simple 4.5-mile hike to a promontory overlooking the Pacific. But what you encounter along the way … well that’s pure Point Reyes.
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Remote open spaces, camping under true Dark Skies, hiking and biking trails galore, wildlife refuges, and hot springs! Plan your road trip to the Oregon Outback this summer.
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Bull Yeah!

Hike Hidden Bull Point in Point Reyes National Seashore

Hike Bull Point Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore
Hit the bull’s eye of wide open space at Bull Point Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore. This 3.8-mile out-and-back hike along Drakes Estero’s Creamery Bay is easygoing and packs a visual punch.
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Santa Maria Is Magical

Bike to Santa Maria Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore

Hike or bike in to Santa Maria Beach
Biker on a trail to Santa Maria Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore
Bike in to Santa Maria Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore
Biker on the wide open trail to Santa Maria Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore
Ready to find a beach to call your own? Make a visit to Santa Maria Beach in Point Reyes. What makes Santa Maria so quiet and peaceful? The 3-mile bike (or hike) in!
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