Hiking the Coast Trail in Point Reyes

(january 2007)


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Below the pictures of the hike from the Palomarin trailhead to the Limantour beach via Bass Lake, Alamere Falls, Arch Rock, Sculptured Beach, Coast Camp, etc. For pictures of other Pt Reyes attractions (Abbotts Lagoon, Tomales Point, Sky trail, etc) go to Bay Area hikes.
For tidepools only click here.


For the sculptures at Sculpture Beach only click here.


(Click on the pictures to enlarge them)

From the Palomarin trailhead to Alamere Falls


The route from the plane
(Picture taken in november 2006)

Map

A rare day of blue sky in Pt Reyes


Sign at the beginning

The coast towards Bass Lake

First junction


First coastal views

Towards Bass lake

Towards Bass lake


Ponds

Ponds

Ponds

Ponds


Pond in the mist

Pond in the mist

Pond in the mist

Pond in the mist


Bass Lake

Bass Lake

Bass Lake


Bass Lake


Mushroom

Pelican Lake

Pelican Lake

Pelican Lake


Alamere Falls turnoff

Mushroom
(Courtesy Jason)

Alamere Falls (you can't see them yet but they are there)


Towards Alamere Falls

Towards Alamere Falls

Towards Alamere Falls

Towards Alamere Falls


Towards Alamere Falls

Towards Alamere Falls

Towards Alamere Falls


Alamere Falls from above

Climbing down to the beach

Climbing down to the beach


Climbing down to the beach

Climbing down to the beach

Climbing down to the beach

Climbing down


Alamere Falls

Alamere Falls

Alamere Falls

Alamere Falls

From Alamere Falls to Arch Rock


Ocean

Alamere Falls

Back on the trail

Back on the trail


Back on the trail

Back on the trail

Back on the trail

Back on the trail


Back on the trail

Mouse

Ocean Lake loop

Ocean Lake loop


Ocean Lake Loop

Ocean Lake Loop

Ocean Lake Loop

Ocean Lake Loop


Ocean Lake Loop

Ocean Lake Loop

Ocean Lake Loop

Ocean Lake Loop


First view of Wilcat Camp (april 2005)

Wildcat Camp

Wildcat Camp

Wildcat Camp


Wildcat Camp

Back on the Coast Trail

View from above

Turkey vulture


Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock


Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock


Towards Arch Rock

Overlook before the descent to Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock


Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock


Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock


Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock

Towards Arch Rock


Arch Rock

Across from Arch Rock

Arch Rock

Arch Rock


Arch Rock

Below Arch Rock: the Sea Tunnel

Sea Tunnel

Sea Tunnel


Sea Tunnel

Sea Tunnel


The little creek to cross to get to the Sea Tunnel

The little wall to climb in order to get to the Sea Tunnel

Below Arch Rock


Below Arch Rock

Below Arch Rock

Below Arch Rock



The coast at Arch Rock

The coast at Arch Rock


The coast at Arch Rock

The coast at Arch Rock

The coast at Arch Rock

The coast at Arch Rock


The coast at Arch Rock

The coast at Arch Rock

The coast at Arch Rock

The coast at Arch Rock

(Click here for more pictures of Arch Rock from another hike).


From Arch Rock to Sculptured Beach


Back on the coast trail

Back on the coast trail

The huge Eucalyptus that marks the Kelham beach turnoff


Kelham beach (april 2006)

Kelham beach

Kelham beach

Kelham beach


Kelham beach

Kelham beach

Kelham beach

Kelham beach


Kelham beach

Kelham beach

Kelham beach

Kelham beach


Kelham beach

Kelham beach

Kelham beach

Towards Sculptured Beach


Towards Sculptured Beach

Towards Sculptured Beach

Towards Sculptured Beach


Towards Sculptured Beach

Towards Sculptured Beach

Towards Sculptured Beach

The hill overlooking the Coast Camp is now visible

Sculptured Beach


Turnoff to Sculptured Beach

Sculptured Beach

Sculptured Beach


Sculptured Beach

Sculptured Beach

Sculptured Beach

Sculptured Beach


Tide pools at Sculptured Beach

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach


Tide pools at Sculptured Beach

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach


Tide pools at Sculptured Beach

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach


Tide pools at Sculptured Beach
(Courtesy Sindy Cho)

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach
(Courtesy Sindy Cho)

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach
(Courtesy Sindy Cho)

Tide pools at Sculptured Beach
(Courtesy Sindy Cho)


The south side of Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach


Walking south on Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach


Walking south on Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach


Walking south on Sculptured Beach

Walking south on Sculptured Beach

The column at the end of Sculptured Beach

The end of Sculptured Beach


The beach south of Sculptured Beach

One last look at the north side of Sculptured Beach

Climbing the hill above Coast Camp


Mountain above Coast Camp

Mountain above Coast Camp

Mountain above Coast Camp

Mountain above Coast Camp


Coast from Limantour Beach to Chimney Rock


Drake's Estero from above


View north (Limantour Beach, Drake's Estero, all the way to Chimney Rock)

View east

The Coast Trail from above

The Coast Trail from above


The Coast Camp from above

Coast Camp

You don't want to know

Birds on the beach

Walking from Coast Camp to the Limantour parking lot


Limantour Beach

Limantour Beach

Limantour Beach

Lonely seagull


Limantour Beach

From the beach to the parking lot


Limantour parking lot

Limantour parking lot

Sunset on Limantour beach (Courtesy Sindy Cho)

Dear in the night


Happy campers

Sunrise at the Coast Camp

Sunrise at the Coast Camp

Bad people
Click here for Sculptured Beach to Coast Camp to Limantour

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(You can find more photos of Pt Reyes attractions: look for Abbotts Lagoon, Tomales Point, Sky trail, Chimney Rock, etc)


(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions - Termini d'uso )
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me