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Wild Wild Coast

Do you like long walks on the beach? Well, then we have the perfect date for you! In fact, we’ve got three dates for you. These spots offer beautiful bluffside hikes with incredible vantages and beach walking too. Plus winter opportunities to spot wildlife like elephant seals and whales. Coast for it.

Week 01.13.2021
Regions Northern CA

Spit Shine

Hike Limantour Spit in Point Reyes

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Limantour Beach in Point Reyes is wild and beautiful coastline. Walk the beach for a few miles and spy amazing wildlife along this narrow spit of sand flanked by the Pacific Ocean and Drakes Estero.
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Winter Awakening

Hike Pillar Point Bluff to See Mavericks in Half Moon Bay

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Mavericks' surf break off the coast of Half Moon Bay has been drawing spectators and big-wave surfers for years. Watch the wave when it’s breaking by hiking Pillar Point Bluff's amazing trail system.
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2021 Hiking Calendar!

Download the 2021 Hiking Calendar from POST

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Ready to kick off 2021? (Like we have to ask.) Literally kick it off, with a hike! Download the 2021 POST Hiking Calendar (complimentary)—with recommended trails for every month of the year.
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Drive-In Whale Watching

Whale Watching at Bodega Head

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Just north of Point Reyes, Bodega Head sits high on the tip of a curving, thumb-like peninsula and offers excellent whale watching in winter.
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    Headlands Over Heels

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    Wildflower Hiking Guide

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    Truly Grand Day Hike

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