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Address: Bolinas, CA
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Spectacular 40-foot waterfall, considered to be one of the rare examples of...

Spectacular 40-foot waterfall, considered to be one of the rare examples of ocean bluff falls in the world.

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Great Day hike

The trail is moderate to easy - if you keep your eyes open you will have a delightful 12 mile round trip experience! Miss it and it goes to just over 13...so not a big deal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keith J
Carmichael, California
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Carmichael, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The trail is moderate to easy - if you keep your eyes open you will have a delightful 12 mile round trip experience! Miss it and it goes to just over 13...so not a big deal- Reason to go- one of three waterfalls in CA that falls to the beach - that's special, beautiful, and a great place to cool... More 

Thank Keith J
South Korea
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stunning hike. I believe it is a little over 9 miles round trip and most of the trail is pretty easy with very little incline. Throughout the hike, there was a mixture of walking through trees and along the coast with beautiful views of the water. The last part of the trail was quite difficult. I felt... More 

Thank Faye S
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful hike along well maintained trails, highly recommend this for anyone in the area. It gets really busy later in the morning so try to get there by 9 at the latest to avoid the crowd. The actual path to the falls is a little hard to spot, literally a hole in the bushes on the left side of the... More 

1 Thank ConnorLawrence
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you go during the weekend, plan on arriving early as the parking lot fills up very quickly. When the lot is full, a ranger will direct arriving cars to park alongside the dirt road (note: the dirt road is very dusty, too... as will you be when you have completed the hike). We arrived around 11:00 am and parked... More 

Thank alviemsw
San Francisco, California
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice hike starting from Palomarin trailhead (Pt. Reyes National Seashore) leading to an amazing waterfall and ocean view. There are two ways to reach there: - either hike all the way to the Wildcat campground and then walk back to the waterfall through the beach (be careful the tide) - alternatively, at some moment on the marked path there is... More 

Thank Georgios B
Petaluma, California
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This extremely popular hike sure draws a crowd. Our recent Sunday visit found ourselves being directed to available parking spots by two park rangers. Once on the trail, the hikers tend to space out and it did not seem that crowded. Unfortunately, the trail is in poor shape, with deep channels carved out by recent rains - it is easy... More 

1 Thank pfefmeister
Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I finally made the trip to Alamere Falls today to seek out the waterfalls that pour onto the Pacific beach. It was exhilarating, two hours from the Palomarin Trailhead you'll find the waterfalls. I won't lie ... the last portion down to the beach was challenging but worth it. The day was perfect for a coastal day... More 

Thank shakey26
san jose, ca. u.s.a.
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Based on the views, hiking & waterfalls alone, this would be a 5 star place. I would recommend going on a weekday though & getting there as early as possible. Otherwise, it will be you & a few hundred of your closest hiking buddies! It's not just the amount of people but the type of people too. I don't want... More 

2 Thank n8rboy
Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We hiked there a couple weeks ago and it's a beautiful trail. It's long but not steep, so enjoyable and and doable. The bright sides have been mentioned many times, they are all true, so let me give you some things to consider: 1. the trail is not paved and during the rain season it gets muddy. Like really muddy.... More 

3 Thank heckfy
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place is worth the effort, no doubt. It's beautiful. The hike in isn't bad, it's hilly with gorgeous views. Upon arrival, you're met with a fun yet crawly, drop to the beach. It's not that tough, don't worry. From there it's just awesome. Thie pics do not (cannot) do it true justice. Oh, I did hear about the concern... More 

3 Thank Mike M

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