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Drakes Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore

#142 of 245 in Beaches in California
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • We were trying to decide the best place to go see elephant seals during mating season and ended up picking Drakes Beach, which did not disappoint! We were able to be quite close (50ish feet) from...  more »
  • There are so many reasons to come to Drake's Beach. It's a beautiful geologic site on the end of Point Reyes. It's an amazing Beach with some ice cold ocean water. And it's a beautiful place to hike.....  more »
  • Beautiful beach. Good for surfers, about 3 kns from Point Reyes National Seashore. The beach has restaurant but closes too early and restrooms with Public Parking.
  • I come here to this beach every year. I always stay for the sunset. Every time I go the sunset are beautiful. The water is nice and cold the sand is not to grainy. The air is cool and is usually always open. They only close for wildlife reasons or to keep people safe. They one had to close because baby turtles were hatching. This was a beautiful and clean beach. The parking lot is huge for the amount of people I see. The images were not photoshoped and were taken by my own camera. I hope this beach stays clean forever. I LOVED this beach for years.

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