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Address: Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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A rugged and recommended whale-watching promontory along the California...

A rugged and recommended whale-watching promontory along the California coast.

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spectacular views of pacific ocean

A high bluff, miles of trails, and the possibility of spotting whales! What more could you want? Bring your binoculars!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Petaluma, California
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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A high bluff, miles of trails, and the possibility of spotting whales! What more could you want? Bring your binoculars!

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I visit Bodega Bay we spend a few hours at the Head. Just sitting listening to waves, watching for whales migrating by, hiking around....wonderful

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hike to start the new year. Nice gradual slopes with great views of the coast line. Easy enough for all levels and ages. Can get crowded on weekends

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Kimberling City, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop with stunning views. We stopped here for some exercise with a view, we were not disappointed. Easy trails to walk, would love to bring our kids out here some time. Great idea to bring a picnic!

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Picture perfect day and view The waves were pounding on the shore with spouts 100 feet in the air. Just watch out for the birds in bodega Bay. LOL

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited during Christmas holidays; this place was crowded and the parking super-limited. However, I managed. The views are spectacular. Be sure to walk around in all directions for a variety. It is a great photo op, so plan accordingly.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bodega Head may be a little out of the way for some tourists, but it's a regular visit for locals. Surf can vary from pounding and fantastic to calm, birds are always a treat, and whales are common in season. Weather can be VERY windy or not, but come prepared.

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is THE spot in Bodega Bay. Be sure to bring your camera, there are spectacular views around every bend of the plentiful hiking trails.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was nice to get away from the hustle of SF for a few days and enjoy the beach. Lovely experience!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Easy to hike and beautiful views all round. A little cold when visited in November so bring a windproof jacket. Pretty cool sunset to boot. Worth the trip.

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