the splendors of nature - beaches, trails, fising, whale
watching, or whatever - is an ideal way to spend enjoyable
time with your children. There are opportunities for
learning as well as great fun.
The scenic Point
Reyes National Seashore offers many family-friendly
delights, such as:
- --The beaches
in Point Reyes National Seashore offer a great variety
of activities including surfing, swimming, picnicking,
walking, sunbathing, and enjoying panoramic views.
For gentle waves, try the Tomales Bay beaches such
as Hearts Desire or Chicken Ranch.
- --Orange sea
stars and turquoise sea anemones are among the aquatic
life on view in tidepools at McClures Beach.
Children will find a whole world of water animals
contained in a single pool shimmering at their feet.
viewed from Mount Vision and moonrises from the Bolinas
Ridge Trail offer exquisite coloring for you evenings.
will love to experience the tule kotchas, granaries,
and sweat lodge and ceremonial house at Kule Loklo,
a recreated Coast Miwok village set in a clearing
sheltered by hills and trees with a magnificent view
of the mountains to the east.
shark caught in Tomales Bay is delicious if skinned
right away and grilled or fried.
A hike from Bolinas
up the Coast Trail in winter or early spring will delight
children and adults with views of Allamere Falls.