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  • Point Reyes Station, California

    Point Reyes Station, California is a great destination for outdoor adventurers. It provides a variety of activities and attractions for visitors to explore and enjoy. From scenic trails to must-visit attractions, there is something for everyone. For a unique outdoor experience, visitors can explore the top trails in the area. These trails offer stunning views of the surrounding landscape and wildlife. For a more leisurely experience, visitors can explore the local attractions, such as the Point Reyes National Seashore, the Point Reyes Lighthouse, and the Point Reyes Station Historic District. There are also plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, such as biking, kayaking, and fishing. No matter what type of outdoor activity you are looking for, Point Reyes Station has something for you.

    Top Spots in and near Point Reyes Station

    • Point Reyes Station, California

      Sky Trail Loop

      5.0
      9.55 mi / 1818 ft gain
      Sky Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore is a dramatic, mostly single-track trail that runs along the main spine of the Inverness Ridge and across highest mountains in Point Reyes, looming above the Olema Valley and Highway 1 which mark the San Andreas Fault rift zone and the dividing line betw...
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    • Point Reyes Station, California

      Sky Campground via Sky Trail

      2.66 mi / 495 ft gain
      Entering Point Reyes National Seashore from Bear Valley Road the Sky Trailhead is a 4.9 mile drive.  Camping in Sky Camp requires a Camping Permit.   Once at the Sky Trailhead parking lot.  The Sky Trailhead will be on the left side pulling in.  The hike is not very strenuous and not all that lo...
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    • Point Reyes Station, California

      Bear Valley to Coast Camp Loop

      5.0
      16.18 mi / 2818 ft gain
      Permit and Trail Camp Info To stay overnight in Point Reyes, you must stay at one of the Trail Camps.   Camping anywhere else in the park is not allowed.    Permits for the Trail Camps can be booked up to 6 months in advance.  If you are looking to go on a weekend, then you'll want to start loo...
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    • Inverness, California

      S.S. Point Reyes Shipwreck

      3.9
      Explore the shipwreck of the S.S. Point Reyes, perched on a sand bar off the shoreline of Tomales Bay. It is located in the small town of Inverness, just behind the grocery store. If you are driving North on Sir Francis Drake Blvd it will be on your right side. Parking is easy and you will see a ...
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    • Point Reyes Station, California

      Coast Campground via Laguna Trailhead

      4.3
      4.02 mi / 633 ft gain
      This campground is the closest you can get to staying overnight on Pt. Reyes coastline if you're backpacking in. Once you get there, enjoy the view! The easiest way to get to the camp is from the slightly uphill hike along the Laguna Trail and the Firelane Trail. The trailhead for the Laguna Tra...
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    • Point Reyes Station, California

      Laguna Trail & Coast Trail Loop

      5.0
      4.94 mi / 377 ft gain
      Leave your car on a side of the road. When navigating there, put "HI Hostel Point Reyes" in your navigation - you park literally on the other side of the road, opposite to the hostel. Go to the west and soon you'll find the start of Coast Trail with a tsunami warning sign. During first 1.8 mile ...
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    • Inverness, California

      Kayak Camping in Point Reyes

      4.9
      Like camping in remote locations? Love oysters? This is it! Tomales Bay offers boat-in only campgrounds along the east side of the peninsula. We departed from Chicken Ranch Beach, which is on the west side of Tomales Bay. We jumped in our kayaks and headed north in the bay for a quick breather at...
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    • Nicasio, California

      Hike and Fish at Nicasio Reservoir

      5.0
      3 mi / 300 ft gain
      Nicasio is a quaint town just inland of the more popular coastal town of Point Reyes. It's most known for it's wine country, rolling hills, and the home of Skywalker Ranch, George Lucas's getaway home. Most visitors of this area either pass right on through for Point Reyes or use it's scenic road...
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    • Inverness, California

      Limantour Beach

      4.8
      5.33 mi / 66 ft gain
      The entire drive to Pt. Reyes is picturesque, but once you make it to Limantour, you and your dog can both get out and enjoy it! This area, between Drake's Bay and an estuary, allows you to spend time relaxing or head out for a run (keep the dog on leash). If you're lucky you might either get a c...
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    • Lagunitas, California

      Bolinas Ridge Loop

      10.27 mi / 1568 ft gain
      Nestled in the Samuel P. Taylor State Park this ten miler was a perfect escape from the chaos of the city. Hikers are able to pay a $10.00 park entry fee that includes plenty of parking spaces and restrooms before you hit the trail. The hike starts along the Cross Marin Trail, a path popular to ...
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    • Lagunitas, California

      Redwoods Camping at Samuel P Taylor

      These West Marin campsites are often overlooked. It does get busy during the summer, but take the rest of the year to explore this state park. The main campground boasts more than 50 campsites with restrooms, hot pay showers, and piped drinking water. A few spaces can accommodate trailers, but t...
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    • Inverness, California

      Estero Trail to Drake's Estero

      5.0
      7.94 mi / 696 ft gain
      June sunshine blazes on your shoulders during this scenic stroll through the Point Reyes Seashore. The trail is alive and awash with colorful wildflowers around every corner. Beginning at the trailhead, just off Home Ranch Road, with a convenient parking lot and bathroom, you'll wade through a h...
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    • Lagunitas, California

      Swim at the Inkwells

      4.5
      These natural swimming holes are filled with water flowing from Kent Lake, so they're usually pretty refreshing. And by refreshing, we mean cold. We know this first-hand by testing the pools in the winter months. Let's just say if you can stay in for more than 5 seconds, you're a hero. If you jum...
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    • Inverness, California

      Photograph the Cypress Tree Tunnel in Point Reyes

      4.3
      Just north of San Francisco, there's a row of giant Monterey cypress trees that forms a “tree tunnel”. Loved by Bay Area locals, it's a tucked away spot in the Point Reyes National Seashore for photographers to capture early morning sun rays, or for anyone to get some moments of solitude. At the ...
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    • Inverness, California

      Abbotts Lagoon Trail

      4.6
      3.43 mi / 102 ft gain
      If you like beaches, headlands, scenic landscapes, wildflowers, and tons of wildlife viewing, you should give this hike a try. Although it only takes about an hour to complete the out-and-back, the vibe surrounding this area is just begging you to slow down and enjoy your natural surroundings. T...
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    • Point Reyes Station, California

      Drake's Beach, Pt. Reyes

      5.0
      Named after the famed explorer, Sir Francis Drake, Drakes Beach is part of the scenic Point Reyes National Seashore. If you're looking to spend a day and an evening at the beach, grab some snacks and some firewood and head out to Drakes Beach. Key things to remember with the bonfire: Build th...
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    Camping and Lodging in Point Reyes Station

    San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA
    Petaluma, California

    San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA

    AutoCamp Russian River
    Guerneville, California

    AutoCamp Russian River

    From $149 / night

    Oak Shores Day Use Area (Ca)
    Napa, California

    Oak Shores Day Use Area (Ca)

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