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Olema Valley Trail

HARD 9 reviews

Olema Valley Trail is a 7.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Point Reyes Station, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 7.1 miles Elevation Gain: 1,328 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

nature trips

trail running

bird watching

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

blowdown

no dogs

Incredible hike. Beautiful, old Douglas fir forest. Some trees more than 5 ft in diameter, 300+ years old. So rare in the Bay Area: I hiked for 2.5 hours and saw no other people. I will definitely be back!

8 months ago

beautiful hike through a thick Douglas fir forest, views of nearby ridges thru the trees. this is on the western side of the San Andreas Fault so this forest and geography is completely different than the oak woodlands of Bolinas Ridge across the valley "fault line" 5 STARS

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9 months ago

Just hiked this yesterday - fairly warm day and with rain a week ago, it was pretty humid. This is only a difficult hike if you have an aversion to climbing hills - otherwise, I would rate it more as a "moderate" hike. It's a good alternative to Bear Valley Trail if you don't want to be on a trail with scores of other hikers, cyclists, joggers, etc. We hiked for 2 hours and only passed two couples on horses. Very beautiful walking through the forest, but not a lot of panoramic views since you are below the canopy for most of the hike.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Loved it!

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Stopped by there today but the sign posted says no dogs. Really disappointing. Immediately across the road is McCurdy Trail which is dog friendly.

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