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Tomales Bay State Park

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1208 Pierce Point Rd, Inverness, CA 94937-9726
+1 415-669-1140
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Encompasses beaches, a majestic forest, leisure hikes and wild animals.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“oysters” (9 reviews)
“point reyes” (6 reviews)
“picnic area” (3 reviews)
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1208 Pierce Point Rd, Inverness, CA 94937-9726
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Great place for quiet walking, lovely scenery and magnificent oysters. Must combine your walk with lunch!

Thank etd2015
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

What a wonderful experience! Went kayaking with friends along the shore and loved every minute of it. A must see on your list!

Thank photodigichick
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We hiked out to the point on a weekend and had the trail mostly to ourselves. Get on the trail by 8am if you want to see elk. Many people were just starting out at 10 or 11am and asking if we saw elk -...More

Thank Roger E
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Not sure if we got lucky but saw two large herds (close) and a small unhappy group of young bulls. The scenery is stunning, the trail is moderate, and the vista are stupendous.

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Easy to follow trail walking through cow pastures and long the upper ridge of the inlet. It's beautiful county side and we saw a fair amount of wildlife. Including a Heron chasing something in a field, a rabbit, lots of water fowl and a cow...More

Thank Yvonne H
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is not a picture of Tomales Bay State Park/ Hearts Desire Beach. The park is on the bay side not ocean so usually warmer and less windy than the ocean beaches. Great beach for children Be aware it is very crowded on weekends from...More

Thank JandB913
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

I was privileged to visit Tomales Bay State Park on a weekday during March. It was green and lovely to walk from one pocket beach to the other. I drove into the parking lot at Heart's Desire Beach and from there walked out towards the...More

1  Thank nathanall
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

loved the wide open coast view. elk and the animals, long walks in fresh ocean air. February was a good time to travel. whales can be observed.

Thank nado_11
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

The drive out to Pierce Point Ranch is beautiful if that's all you do, although you could stop for lunch in Inverness, picnic at Heart's Desire Beach or just continue on to explore the historic ranch. From the Pierce Point parking lot you can venture...More

1  Thank PetalumaTraveler373
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Lots of gorgeous beaches, some one accessible by hiking in. Since they are on Tomales Bay they are great for swimming, especially for kids. Took a nice hike. Wish we had had more time to spend there. Very uncrowded mid-week in Oct. even though it...More

Thank AlaskansinOR
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