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Bolinas Lagoon

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4900 Highway 1, Bolinas, CA
+1 415-868-9244
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Good landscape with many sea lions

Just drove by and enjoyed the view from car but then we saw many sea lions sun bathing in shallow... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Prague, Czech Republic
via mobile
Lovey view of the seals

A beautiful drive up the lagoon. We saw lots of seals with their babies, basking on the sandbanks... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
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Just outside of the Point Reyes National Seashore.
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25 Sep 2016
“Good landscape with many sea lions ”
18 Apr 2016
“Lovey view of the seals”
4900 Highway 1, Bolinas, CA
4900 Highway 1, Bolinas, CA
+1 415-868-9244
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Just drove by and enjoyed the view from car but then we saw many sea lions sun bathing in shallow part of the lagoon. It was soo funny seeing them making the things sea lions usually do.

2  Thank Tomas1234321
Reviewed 19 April 2016

A beautiful drive up the lagoon. We saw lots of seals with their babies, basking on the sandbanks and lots of little egrets. There is also the Audubon Canyon nature reserve. You can then go back to San Francisco via Stinson Beach or up over...More

2  Thank AnnaCrab
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Seal & pup resting place. Was able to see lots of animals. Also went to beach in Olema, CA. Excellent for shell collecting. A local beach with very few tourists. Highway 1 to these locations provided beautiful views.

Thank J B
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

The Bolinas Lagoon has stopping points and pull offs all the around it. I gather a lot of folks just view it from Stinson Beach, so are missing out. As you travel to Bolinas, but still in Hwy 1 pull over to see the hundreds...More

Thank shanick67
Reviewed 6 April 2015

On our drive along the coast, we drove by and stopped at Bolinas Lagoon. This is a wonderful place to see birds and seals.

Thank mini
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Fabulous spot for wildlife. Few places to park along the main road to look at them though. Finding Bolinas proved to be a challenge as the sign was missing.

1  Thank LBleislager
Reviewed 4 September 2014

A great place to park on the roadside and look at nature. Snowy egrets, Grat Blue Herons, Seals, small sharks on occasion. Take the first major road left heading north of stinson Beach to find the Bolinas road (The locals keep ripping down the roadsign...More

1  Thank JTB4
Reviewed 7 April 2013

This is a fabulous place to bring budding ornithologists who want to view egrets through the nesting, mating, deliver of new chicks cycle. It's a great day trip out of the City-breathtaking drive up Panoramic Highway too. Audubon Canyon Ranch is an excellent place to...More

Thank Nhoffman_13
Reviewed 24 October 2012

This is a local's favorite and a popular attraction. The lagoon is tricky to visit - parking is very limited and the tides are a big factor. I have seen low tide with the water out 1/4 a mile or a high tide, where surfer's...More

Thank MonocleTraveler
Reviewed 3 May 2012

Combine your visit to Audubon Canyon Ranch with stops at the lagoon to watch the egrets and herons feed, and if you are lucky, watch ospreys hunt! Lots of other waterfowl too.

Thank AnnetheRaven
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