Limantour Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore

4.6
#3 of 7 in Parks in Point Reyes National Seashore
A sand spit dividing a bay from an estuary, Limantour Beach offers opportunities for hiking, beachcombing, and bird and wildlife watching. Many hiking trails will take you through the wetlands and around the estuary--dress warmly for cool and damp weather. Though this is a swimming beach, think twice before putting on your bathing suit and jumping into the cold water. If you'd rather stay warm and dry, walk to the tip of the spit, where you'll find a scenic spot where the river meets the bay. To visit Limantour Beach and other attractions in Point Reyes National Seashore, use our Point Reyes National Seashore trip planner .
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  • My son and I parked near the hostel and walked to the beach. It is a gravel road and not very scenic or interesting except for the marsh area but an easy 2 mile walk but next time would drive to the b...  more »
  • This beach is pristine,serene, and beautiful. The drive in offers wonderful photo opportunities. Watch out for the quail darting across the road to escape a fox. The water is cold, but refreshing!  more »
  • We love this place. Love to walk a long ways on it. It’s easy to walk, the beach seems calmer most of the time. Flat. So relaxing !! Wonderful sea life  more »
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  • It is such a fun and peaceful place. Not too many people- not crowded at all. My daughter loved playing in the sand. I have gone to the beach for years.
  • Dog friendly and beautiful, a bit of walk from the parking lot, but relatively flat.
  • Exquisite beach! Excellent for dogs!
  • This beach was a perfect place for relaxing in the sun. It was my first time visiting this area and I was glad I choose this spot for the day. It was filled with amazing views. The water was so blue. It was not very crowded. They also allow (with permit) bon fires on the beach. Plus this beach has great hiking trails the lead to the beach. You might also get to spot some sea lions. Plus you my take your pets on the left hand side of the beach.
  • Beautiful beach, great for body surfing.
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