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Top Choice National Park in Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore

A rough-hewn beauty, Point Reyes National Seashore boasts marine mammals and birds, as well as scores of shipwrecks. Follow Sir Francis Drake Blvd west out to the point’s edge-of-the-world lighthouse, whipped by fer…
Lighthouse in Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes Lighthouse

With wild terrain and ferocious winds, this spot feels like the end of the earth and offers the best whale-watching along the coast. The lighthouse sits below the headlands; to reach it you need to descend more than…
State Park in Point Reyes National Seashore

Tomales Bay State Park

Past the town of Inverness, Pierce Point Rd splits off to the right from Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Drive along it to find this small park, which has picnicking and a pretty swimming beach on the bay, called Heart's De…