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Alamere Falls

Bolinas, CA
+1 415-663-1092
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Good hike

It’s a decent hike to the waterfall. If you’re an experienced hiker, this will be a walk in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MimiWahinee
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La Paz, Mexico
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Beautiful morning at Alamere

My boyfriend and I hiked to Alamere Falls last weekend, and it was great! We are not avid hikers... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
y0semitesara
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San Francisco, California
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Spectacular 40-foot waterfall, considered to be one of the rare examples of ocean bluff falls in the world.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“poison oak” (9 reviews)
“coast trail” (4 reviews)
“mile hike” (7 reviews)
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Bolinas, CA
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"poison oak"
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"mile hike"
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"long pants"
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"miles round trip"
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"bass lake"
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"half mile"
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"loose rocks"
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"ups and downs"
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"worth the effort"
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"beautiful hike"
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"view of the ocean"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a decent hike to the waterfall. If you’re an experienced hiker, this will be a walk in the park. Along the hike, you get great view points of the Bay! It took us about 1.5hrs to reach the waterfall but we are used to...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

My boyfriend and I hiked to Alamere Falls last weekend, and it was great! We are not avid hikers (usually 3-5 miles tops), and were pleasantly surprised that we were able to complete this hike without too much difficulty. We arrived at 9am and were...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

If you expect to see the falls without working for it, forget it. It’s a 4-mile hike to the falls. On a Sunday, parking was impossible. We had to park about a half mile from the trailhead, which is not well marked. And the toilets:...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

It's an 8.5 miles out and back trek to the Alamere falls. It can be classified as a moderate hike - It's pretty much flat except for the last bit, but the length can get challenging. The trail starts at Palomarin trailhead (Google maps will...More

3  Thank Dhwani P
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is an beautiful trail and will get to beautiful Alamere Falls at the end. Bring enough water and snack and meal if you like to stay at beach for a while. Be careful the last part as an arrow of rocks aside the trail....More

1  Thank Yu M
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We hiked in to Alamere Falls. The hike was beautiful, but long. Bring water and snacks! Also layer your clothing and make sure you’re comfortable. The falls weren’t well marked off the path- for us it was just an arrow on the path made out...More

1  Thank llg72
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a moderate trek, it is plain walking except the last part where it is slightly difficult climb up and down to the beach to go near the water fall.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Pro's = beautiful, fairly easy (but long) hike. Con's = very crowded (it's popular!). I recommend getting their early to park as close to the trailhead as possible. Otherwise you are lining up on the road and walking farther. The trail is fairly level, with...More

1  Thank Jeff2Summit
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We hiked to Alamere Falls the last Sunday in June. We got there around 9 am and the parking lot was pretty full. There was a female Ranger showing people where to park. It was just me and my 12 year old granddaughter There are...More

8  Thank mrlaidbakk
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We set up camp at wildcat Camp before venturing less than two miles to Alamere Falls. I was prepared to go under the falls and brought a towel and jacket. It was cold. You can also just hike to and back from Alamere without staying...More

Thank Evelyn C
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lizbethtapia07
4 March 2018|
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Response from Yu M | Reviewed this property |
It maybe more tough if the trail is wet but should OK, but sure to be more dangers if you want get down to the beach. Otherwise I believe the falls will be more beautiful after raining.
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Charee567
23 January 2018|
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Response from Point Reyes N | Property representative |
The hike to Alamere Falls is a minimum 13 mile hike starting from the Palomarin Trailhead, but can be approached from various areas of the park if you're up for a long hike!. Although we are unable to post a weblink here... More
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Charee567
23 January 2018|
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Response from Point Reyes N | Property representative |
Hi Charee567, The hike to Alamere Falls is a minimum 13 mile hike. Although we are unable to post a weblink here, please google Alamere Falls Point Reyes National Seashore and the first link will provide further details and... More
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