Limantour Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore

4.7
#3 of 9 in Beaches in Marin County
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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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  • A little out of the way, but what's wrong with that. Nice beach, could use some more adult toilet facilties. A short hike from the parking lot to the beach. 
    A little out of the way, but what's wrong with that. Nice beach, could use some more adult toilet facilties. A short hike from the parking lot to the beach.  more »
  • We’ve hiked the Limantour Spit trail in the past and looked forward to returning. We were disappointed to find that the trail is now terribly overgrown (?lack of volunteers to maintain it, due to... 
    We’ve hiked the Limantour Spit trail in the past and looked forward to returning. We were disappointed to find that the trail is now terribly overgrown (?lack of volunteers to maintain it, due to...  more »
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  • Beautiful views. Very large beach where you can walk for long distances. Will be very crowded on weekends. Very large parking lot that accomodates many vehicles.
  • Dog friendly beach recommended, bring some snacks as a nice jacket too. Bathrooms by the parking lot entrances

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