Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore

Abbott's Lagoon Trail

(5 km / 3 mi.)
An easy stroll through open and coastal scrub, with good spring wildflowers and excellent birdwatching, especially in the fall and winter. If you wish, you can continue out to the Great Beach, an extra 0.9 km (0.5 mi.), before returning via the same trail. (The Abbotts Lagoon Trailhead is 25 minutes driving time from the Bear Valley Visitor Center. Follow Sir Francis Drake Blvd. north and west to the Pierce Point Road. Turn right and continue north. Abbotts Lagoon Trailhead is clearly marked on the left.

Directions

Directions from Bear Valley Visitor Center: Travel north on Bear Valley Road to Inverness Park. Continue northward on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard (do not turn right). Follow this park road through Inverness as it begins to bear westward. Past Inverness the road forks. Take the right side of the fork, which is Pierce Point Road. Driving time from Bear Valley Visitor Center is approximately 25 minutes. Abbott's Lagoon Trailhead will be the first parking area on the left.