Point Reyes is a prominent cape and popular Northern California tourist destination on the Pacific coast. It is located in Marin Countyapproximately 30 miles (50 km) west-northwest of San Francisco.
From its thunderous ocean breakers crashing against rocky headlands and expansive sand beaches to its open grasslands, brushy hillsides, and forested ridges, Point Reyes offers visitors over 1500 species of plants and animals to discover. Home to several cultures over thousands of years, the Seashore preserves a tapestry of stories and interactions of people. Point Reyes awaits your exploration.
Every time you go, you will find something new to love about this coastal area with dramatic views.
Enjoy all-day hikes and sunny California days. See beauty on a foggy day.
Other things to do:
* Whale Watching & Wildlife Eco Tour from San Francisco
* San Francisco 1-Hour Seaplane Tour with Shuttle Transport
* A walk out to to the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse is a must. The lighthouse was built with a low profile (unlike most lighthouses) to project light below the ubiquitous Bay Area fog.
* Nearby, you’ll have an opportunity to hike the short trail to Chimney Rock. Bear Valley Trail is the most popular hike in the park. Tomales Point Trail offers views of the ocean. But if you’re not ambitious, Earthquake Trail (across the parking lot at the Visitor’s Center) is an easy 0.6 mile loop that runs directly over the San Andreas Fault, so you can straddle the fault line
SAVVY TIP: You’ll find detailed directions and map on the National Park Service website.
By Wikipedia/ Savvy California