Best trails in Point Reyes National Seashore

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Looking for a great trail in Point Reyes National Seashore, California? AllTrails has 72 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 41 moderate trails in Point Reyes National Seashore ranging from 1.3 to 18.6 miles and from 36 to 1,473 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Point Reyes is a few miles north of San Francisco and offers a number of great hiking options. There are short hikes to the beach from several entrances, as well as longer backpacking options. There are many campsites near the beaches with water and facilities. The lighthouse on the point is also a major tourist attraction, as are the wildflowers in the spring. Hours: sunrise to midnight
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Map of trails in Point Reyes National Seashore
Park information
Acreage:
71028 acres
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Sunday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Contact
415-464-5100
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Top trails (72)
#1 - Bear Valley Trail To Coastal Trail
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 7 m
NOTE: The parking area for this trail is closed due to COVID-19. You can still park along Highway 1 and walk to the trailhead. The trail to Arch Rock is currently closed. Bear Creek trail and CoastaShow more
#2 - Alamere Falls via Coast Trail from Palomarin Trailhead [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 13.8 mi • Est. 6 h 53 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19. Alamere Falls is a tidefall waterfall that flows into the ocean in Point Reyes National Seashore, northwest of San Francisco in Marin County. ThiShow more
#3 - Tomales Point Trail [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 35 m
Due to COVID-19 - Until May 31,2020 Access to trails, beaches, and restrooms (excluding the Bear Valley Visitor Center restrooms) is only available if readily accessible by foot, bicycle, or other nonShow more
#4 - Muddy Hollow, Coast Trail, Sky Trail, Laguna Trail [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 6 h 2 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#5 - Laguna Trail and Coast Trail Loop [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Take the Coast trail to the Coast Camp Trail. Enjoy stunning vistas along the way. Beginning in a grassy meadow, this trail climbs to the top of a low ridge. The climb is sometimes a narrow trail, wiShow more
#6 - Chimney Rock Trail [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 57 m
Walk from the elephant Seal overlook past the historic Lifeboat Station to Chimney Rock. A must see while you are visiting Point Reyes.Show more
#7 - Coast Trail to Wildcat Camp [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 5 h 40 m
A beautiful hike along the coastal bluffs to the serene Wildcat camp Take the Coastal trail for the entirety of the Hike. Return via the way you came.Show more
#8 - Coast Trail to Bass Lake [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
Hike along the stunningly beautiful Coastal Trail and cool your feet in Bass Lake.Show more
#9 - Alamere Falls and Wildcat Camp via Bear Valley Trail [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 17.4 mi • Est. 9 h
Hike to the Wildcat Campground from the Bear Valley Visitor Center. Explore the beauty that Point Reyes has to offer. The Palomarin entrance is more popular and thus more crowded, especially on the wShow more
#10 - Point Reyes Lighthouse Visitor Center Trail [CLOSED]
Point Reyes National Seashore
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 46 m
NOTE: the stairs may be closed Tuesday through Thursday. Moderate hike over paved trail to 300 steps to Point Reyes Lighthouse. Trail offers sweeping views of Point Reyes beach and rugged CaliforniShow more
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