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Address: Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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A rugged and recommended whale-watching promontory along the California...

A rugged and recommended whale-watching promontory along the California coast.

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Amazingly beautiful scenery

This is a must visit if you're in the area. The ocean views and rolling hills are just gorgeous. Be sure to hike the trails to really enjoy the scenery. Right now there are a ton... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
April G
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Escondido, California
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Escondido, California
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101 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must visit if you're in the area. The ocean views and rolling hills are just gorgeous. Be sure to hike the trails to really enjoy the scenery. Right now there are a ton of wildflowers on the green hills. We even saw deer. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view of the ocean from Bodega Head. The beach was a bit difficult to get to as the stairway was not in great shape so don't attempt to get down unless in decent shape. Very relaxing though. A group of people were whale watching from the higher spots if you are into that.

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Morgan Hill, California
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to park your car and walk or just look out at the ocean. Love to just watch the water. Really worth it! A real California adventure.

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Thank WineyGma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to see the rugged coast and do some hiking. There are nice trails up and down the rolling hills beyond the cliffs. The trails are well maintained and easy to walk on. The views at the top of the hills are awesome!

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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174 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful and interesting easy walking trails, outstanding views, and a terrific place to visit for whale watching. Did see a few younger folks who thought climbing down some of the cliffs would be fun, but it wasn't long before they realized the great danger of doing so.

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really a nice place to visit. You can see the sun set over the ocean. Nice trail to burn off some wine and cheese. Trail path is narrow. Safe for small children, so long as you hold their hand. Self guided. Very peaceful. Couple of rest benches along the walk. Takes about 30-45 mins to walk, stop, and take a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a brief respite on our road trip and it was so beautiful we really didnt want to leave.

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just wonderful. We visit often and have seen whales close in during the spring migration. It can be really chilly and windy so a sweatshirt is in order.

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St Louis
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106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views and a lot og nice trails. Stay away on the weekends way to crowded. A must see if you are in the area. Might even see a whale offshore if you are lucky.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The view was amazing. Short drive around the bay up to the Head. There had just been a storm, and the angry ocean was great to see. Easy access for those walking.

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