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Stunning walk!

Walk beautiful scenery, quiet, lovely, windy but not right for flying a kite, which we tried. It's... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
ohdonnaoh
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Mountain View, California
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Cold and Breezy

We had traveled from Napa to Bodega Bay for the express purpose of visiting this natural wonder... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Paul S
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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A rugged and recommended whale-watching promontory along the California coast.
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Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Walk beautiful scenery, quiet, lovely, windy but not right for flying a kite, which we tried. It's a great loop, just figure out the loop continuation because we got a bit confused on the way back.

1  Thank ohdonnaoh
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We had traveled from Napa to Bodega Bay for the express purpose of visiting this natural wonder. Upon arrival, it was very cold and the wind almost whipped us off the cliff. This is a very scenic location and, on a good day, provides a...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Head north along the path that climbs to a very nice view of the bay behind you and the rocky Pacific coast in front of you.

1  Thank keith46er
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Lovely walk along the coastal area, wildflowers were blooming and the seals were resting on rocks in the bay.

1  Thank Meghan V
Reviewed 31 May 2018

this is a great place to stop, hike, eat a picnic lunch . . . enjoy nature . . . weekends are really crowded, so if you can get there on a weekday (not friday), consider it . . . great spot to relax, enjoy...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This area has wonderful views and hiking trails. Plenty to see and can really occupy many hours here, hiking trails, beaches , picnic areas etc. Absolutely worth the time to come here, no need to rush out, relax and enjoy your time here you won't...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

While visiting a dear friend in Santa Rosa, California, a mutual friend took us to lunch at the US Coast Guard Culinary School. You can't enjoy it unless you're military or a guest of a military person. I was lucky -- John is retired Navy....More

Thank _suemartinatsr
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Bodega Bay and found this gem. Beautiful landscape for a walk with ocean views and fields of wildflowers. We went back later on for the sunset and it was fantastic. Get there early so you can get a front line view and...More

Thank LDiBenedetto
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Maybe we lucked out, but even on an overcast day, this place is spectacular! The numerous trails are obvious and easy to manage even though there are hills involved. Gray whales were sighted on their way back north.Most of all, the day we visited, the...More

Thank phh26541
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We went out to the Bodega Head and were not disappointed. The view was breathtaking and the cold wind was worth the view!

Thank Natalie B
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marilyn2267
22 July 2018|
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Response from _suemartinatsr | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other two answers. there are beautiful views that can be enjoyed in the car, but walking is rather treacherous.
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Cari530
7 April 2016|
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Response from janetperlman | Reviewed this property |
i concur...doran beach...but there are also picnic talbe on the head if it is not too windy...but no real beach access, however, great views and a nice park like area on the cliffs..
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Treasure D
20 August 2015|
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Response from BrooklynDodgers13 | Reviewed this property |
As promised I sent an email to friends of ours who live in Bodega Bay. My friend responded "Dogs are not allowed at the Head but you could Goggle California State Parks and go to Sonoma Coast State Beaches to find beaches... More
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