Category Archives: Point Reyes

Hike to Alamere Falls, Point Reyes

Alamere Falls is a series of waterfalls ending with a 40 foot cascade into the ocean. The hike from Palomarin Trailhead is little more than four miles over moderate terrain, but the final descent onto the beach is a bit of a scramble, even if you're in pretty good shape.

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Point Reyes Lighthouse by Regis Vincent

Another beautiful image by Regis Vincent. He describes his image by writing "The lighthouse is open daily but closes in case of high winds or bad weather, so call ahead to know if it’s open.

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Rising Seas Threaten California’s Coastal Past

Higher tides and increased erosion will wipe out archaeological sites along the Northern California coast according to Mike Newland, an archaeologist at Sonoma State University.

Pieces of California’s history are in danger of disappearing as the Pacific Ocean claws at the base of coastal cliffs and sea level rise is accelerating the problem.

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Point Reyes: Fingers of the Sea

How about taking a nice day trip to explore Point Reyes and the Drakes Estero. This Bay Nature Institute article with some beautiful photos describes this coastal area a few miles south of Bodega Bay. Photo by Richard Blair. Point Reyes hosts the largest concentration of harbor seals in California. Photo by Jules Evens.
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