is a south-facing beach located in Point Reyes National Park. The beach is
located on a sand spit between Drakes Bay and the Limantour Estero esturary.
On a warm day this
is a great place for birdwatching, beachcombing and long beach walking.
To the north the
beach ends at a scenic dunes spot where Limantour Estero and Drakes Estero come
together and exit to the ocean and to the south the beach ends at the tall
rocky cliffs facing the ocean front.
Point Reyes National Park; Follow the road leading to Limantour Beach Parking
This is 9 miles drive west of Point Reyes Station, from Sir Francis Drake Blvd, turn left into Bear Valley Road (the direction of Point Reye Visitor Center) and after 0.5 mile turn right into Limantour Rd., 7.5 miles drive up and over the mountain ridge and down to the beach will bring you to the parking lot at the end of the road.
The park is
It is less
recommended to visit here on a windy or rainy day, there is no shelter at the
beach and the wind can be harsh.
When it is
sunny and calm day this is a perfect beach destination.
As in all other
north California beaches, the water are cold year-round.
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