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trail locations for Point Reyes Station, California

Beautiful. Hard, but every single drop of sweat was worth it! Definitely will do it again!

It was a foggy day, but the beach view was beautiful.

hiking
14 days ago

The land bridge that formed the Arch Rock has collapsed and the pathway heading out to the point has been covered with limbs to discourage people from heading out there, which also happens to be the only way I know of to get to the beach below the cliffs. The hike is along a well traveled and well maintained trail, with a restroom (non-running water type) and a few garbage and recycling bins located at the top of the hill. The trails are all well marked and there is even a bicycle rack at the bottom of the Bear Valley Trail.

hiking
15 days ago

The land bridge that formed the Arch Rock has collapsed and the pathway heading out to the point has been covered with limbs to discourage people from heading out there, which also happens to be the only way I know of to get to the beach below the cliffs. The hike is along a well traveled and well maintained trail, with a restroom (non-running water type) and a few garbage and recycling bins located at the top of the hill. The trails are all well marked and there is even a bicycle rack at the bottom of the Bear Valley Trail.

horseback riding
15 days ago

Very wide, great training trail

hiking
15 days ago

Beautiful tree hike in a peaceful setting that was done back in 2010 and again a year later

hiking
15 days ago

Did the hike along with some connecting trails several times a few years ago. Pretty much a flat hike and only rated moderate due to length. One of the prettier busiest hikes around. You never know what language you're going to hear on this trail. The other trails in the system especially those along the coast are even better but this is the route to get to them.

After you get off Bear Valley it is a steady climb up Old Pine that generally flattens out on Sky with a long all down hill trip on Meadow. The best part is very low usage-private-quiet...the tourist stay on Bear Valley. Downside...no views. We clocked it at 7.1 from our car.

Ok

mountain biking
1 month ago

This is one of my favorite biking trails. For years I have been coming here every few months. Rolling hills, ocean views, redwood forests, and lots of cattle what more could you ask for to feel removed from the city and renewed / in and out 22 miles complete in 3 hours.

Okay hike. Path down to the ocean is easy hike back is much different. Arched rock was closed which was a bummer.

hiking
1 month ago

Stayed overnight at coast camp (note - you need to reserve online). It was foggy and there was overcast and a light breeze during our stay. Definitely check the weather before heading to the trail. We took laguna trail and expect a slight ascent at the beginning and on your way back to the trailhead.

the hike to the Alamere Fall is really actually about 18 miles roundtrip! The map is misleading and it only takes you to Arch Rock, which is already indefinitely closed, as announced by the park. You will need another one-way 4 mile trip off from Bear Valley, through Glen and Steward trail to Wildcat camp, and finally a walk on the beach to get to the Fall (about 1.5 miles).

But if you could walk 18 miles, it will worth it! Another way is through Palomarin trailhead, which is most common, and only 8 miles of roundtrip.

on Arch Rock Trail

hiking
2 months ago