Top Adventures in Point Reyes

  • Hike the Estero Trail

    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 p...

    8 miles 200 ft gain

  • Photograph the Cypress Tree Tunnel in Point Reyes

    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 f...

  • Kayak Camping in Point Reyes

    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 a...

  • Explore the S.S. Point Reyes Shipwreck

    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 yo...

  • Hike the Laguna Trail & Coast Trail Loop

    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 wi...

    5.2 miles 300 ft gain

  • Backpack to Pt. Reyes' Coast Campground

    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 ...

    3.6 miles

  • A Beautiful Hike to Abbotts Lagoon

    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...

    2.3 miles

  • Walk along Limantour Beach

    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 o...

  • Hike the Sky Trail in Point Reyes

    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 ...

    11 miles 1250 ft gain

  • Backpack to Sky Campground in Point Reyes National Seashore

    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.  You can get one at Recreation.Gov or reserveamerica.com.  Getting a Permit in person at a visitors...

    2.2 miles 185 ft gain

  • Beach Bonfire at Drake's Beach, Pt. Reyes

    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. Ke...

  • Backpack the Bear Valley to Coast Camp Loop

    Permit and Trail Camp InfoTo 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 ...

    15.09 miles 2834 ft gain

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