Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore

Forests/Natural Areas in Point Reyes

Drakes Estero

A 1-mile, downhill walk through a deserted Christmas tree farm provides the observant hiker opportunity to see owls perched in the pine trees. Further along the trail is a footbridge, which offers an excellent vantage point from which to view wading egrets and herons, many species of shorebirds, as ...

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Hog Island

The island is in the northern section of Tomales Bay across from Whites Gulch on the west side and Nicks Cove on the east side. It is a critical wildlife habitat, a favorite haul-out for seals and roosting place for brown pelicans. The island is open on the west ...

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Olema Marsh

Olema Marsh is one of the largest freshwater marsh areas in Marin County and is a peaceful birdwatching spot. Once a part of the nearby Bear Valley dairy ranch, the milking barn has been converted to a park residence. (Please do not disturb tenants.) Kingfishers and red-winged blackbirds are ...

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