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Alamere Falls

Bolinas, CA
+1 415-663-1092
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Great Day hike

The trail is moderate to easy - if you keep your eyes open you will have a delightful 12 mile round... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Keith J
Carmichael, California
Fabulous view

This is a stunning hike. I believe it is a little over 9 miles round trip and most of the trail is... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Faye S
South Korea
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Spectacular 40-foot waterfall, considered to be one of the rare examples of ocean bluff falls in the world.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Bolinas, CA
+1 415-663-1092
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trail is moderate to easy - if you keep your eyes open you will have a delightful 12 mile round trip experience! Miss it and it goes to just over 13...so not a big deal- Reason to go- one of three waterfalls in CA...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This is a stunning hike. I believe it is a little over 9 miles round trip and most of the trail is pretty easy with very little incline. Throughout the hike, there was a mixture of walking through trees and along the coast with beautiful...More

1  Thank Faye S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Beautiful hike along well maintained trails, highly recommend this for anyone in the area. It gets really busy later in the morning so try to get there by 9 at the latest to avoid the crowd. The actual path to the falls is a little...More

3  Thank ConnorLawrence
Reviewed 6 May 2017

If you go during the weekend, plan on arriving early as the parking lot fills up very quickly. When the lot is full, a ranger will direct arriving cars to park alongside the dirt road (note: the dirt road is very dusty, too... as will...More

1  Thank alviemsw
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Nice hike starting from Palomarin trailhead (Pt. Reyes National Seashore) leading to an amazing waterfall and ocean view. There are two ways to reach there: - either hike all the way to the Wildcat campground and then walk back to the waterfall through the beach...More

Thank Georgios B
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This extremely popular hike sure draws a crowd. Our recent Sunday visit found ourselves being directed to available parking spots by two park rangers. Once on the trail, the hikers tend to space out and it did not seem that crowded. Unfortunately, the trail is...More

2  Thank pfefmeister
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I finally made the trip to Alamere Falls today to seek out the waterfalls that pour onto the Pacific beach. It was exhilarating, two hours from the Palomarin Trailhead you'll find the waterfalls. I won't lie ... the last portion down to...More

Thank shakey26
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Based on the views, hiking & waterfalls alone, this would be a 5 star place. I would recommend going on a weekday though & getting there as early as possible. Otherwise, it will be you & a few hundred of your closest hiking buddies! It's...More

2  Thank n8rboy
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We hiked there a couple weeks ago and it's a beautiful trail. It's long but not steep, so enjoyable and and doable. The bright sides have been mentioned many times, they are all true, so let me give you some things to consider: 1. the...More

3  Thank heckfy
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This place is worth the effort, no doubt. It's beautiful. The hike in isn't bad, it's hilly with gorgeous views. Upon arrival, you're met with a fun yet crawly, drop to the beach. It's not that tough, don't worry. From there it's just awesome. Thie...More

3  Thank Mike M
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Salvador T
It is a family attractive
28 August 2016|
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Response from Katheryne D | Reviewed this property |
i dont think its a great idea to take kids because its a really long walk . and kids get tired really quick 😅
karen b
can the falls be seen without going down to the beach?
1 September 2015|
Response from Len Len T | Reviewed this property |
There is two other mini falls before the one in beach. Hope that answers it.