Directions to Park Destinations via Limantour Road

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Limantour Road Work

Road work has resumed on Limantour Road. Until further notice, visitors traveling along Limantour Road may encounter delays due to road work. The delays should last no more than 30 minutes. more...

 

Directions to Sky Trailhead

Allow 10 minutes for the drive from the Bear Valley Visitor Center.

  • From the Bear Valley Visitor Center, head north 0.2 miles (0.3 km) to Bear Valley Road.
  • Turn left and follow Bear Valley Road 1.25 miles (2 km) northwest to Limantour Road, signed for "Youth Hostel" and "Limantour."
  • Turn left and follow Limantour Road 3.4 miles (5.4 km) west to the Sky Trailhead, which is located on the left side of the road.

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Directions to Bayview Trailhead

Allow 10 minutes for the drive from the Bear Valley Visitor Center.

  • From the Bear Valley Visitor Center, head north 0.2 miles (0.3 km) to Bear Valley Road.
  • Turn left and follow Bear Valley Road 1.25 miles (2 km) northwest to Limantour Road, signed for "Youth Hostel" and "Limantour."
  • Turn left and follow Limantour Road 4.4 miles (7 km) west to the Bayview Trailhead, which is located on the right side of the road.

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Directions to the Coast Trailhead, Point Reyes Hostel, the Laguna Trailhead, and the Clem Miller Environmental Education Center

Allow 15 minutes for the drive from the Bear Valley Visitor Center.

  • From the Bear Valley Visitor Center, head north 0.2 miles (0.3 km) to Bear Valley Road.
  • Turn left and follow Bear Valley Road 1.25 miles (2 km) northwest to Limantour Road, signed for "Youth Hostel" and "Limantour".
  • Turn left and follow Limantour Road 5.9 miles (9.4 km) west. After descending a very steep hill, you will arrive at a crossroads signed for "Point Reyes Hostel" and "Environmental Education Center".
  • Turn left onto Laguna Road and proceed carefully along this one-lane wide driveway. (Please note that this road is mislabeled on many mapping applications, such as Google Maps, as "Limantour Spit Road.") The northern end of the Coast Trail is on the right side of the road at 0.25 miles (0.4 km). The Hostel is on the left side of the road after 0.3 miles (0.5 km). The Laguna Trailhead parking area is on the right side of the road after 0.5 miles (0.8 km). The Education Center is at the end of the road.

Note: Vehicles more than 24 feet long are not permitted on Laguna Road. Buses carrying groups headed to the Education Center will need to park and unload in the Sunset Overlook Trail parking area on the left side of the road located 5.5 miles (8.8 km) along Limantour Road.

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Directions to the Muddy Hollow Trailhead

Allow 15 minutes for the drive from the Bear Valley Visitor Center.

  • From the Bear Valley Visitor Center, head north 0.2 miles (0.3 km) to Bear Valley Road.
  • Turn left and follow Bear Valley Road 1.25 miles (2 km) northwest to Limantour Road, signed for "Youth Hostel" and "Limantour."
  • Turn left and follow Limantour Road 5.9 miles (9.4 km) west. After descending a very steep hill, you will arrive at a crossroads signed for "Muddy Hollow."
  • Turn right onto Muddy Hollow Road and descend a short hill about 0.25 miles (0.4 km) to the Muddy Hollow Trailhead parking lot.

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Directions to Limantour Beach

Allow 20 minutes for the drive from the Bear Valley Visitor Center.

  • From the Bear Valley Visitor Center, head north 0.2 miles (0.3 km) to Bear Valley Road.
  • Turn left and follow Bear Valley Road 1.25 miles (2 km) northwest to Limantour Road, signed for "Youth Hostel" and "Limantour."
  • Turn left and follow Limantour Road 7.5 miles (12 km) west to the parking lot at Limantour Beach.

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Last updated: April 21, 2022

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1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station , CA 94956

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415-464-5100
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