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Bodega Head

Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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As great as it gets

Sonoma Coast is treasure. The Head is fantastic. From whales to wildflowers while hiking along the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
San Francisco, California
Cool place to watch sunset

Drove out here to watch sunset pretty cool but very windy.Was also told this was where we should go... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tim W
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Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sonoma Coast is treasure. The Head is fantastic. From whales to wildflowers while hiking along the cliffs above the ocean. When I was young, it was always the Mendocino Coast. I guess people were keeping Sonoma Coast a secret. The views are better, the hikes...More

Thank Khaton13
Reviewed 6 days ago

Drove out here to watch sunset pretty cool but very windy.Was also told this was where we should go to look for migrating whales.Didn't see them but still a cool place

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wind was really bad that day but it was a great view. Went and seen the big hole in the head. Interesting but not much to see. Abundance of parking.

Thank Moe92136
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If we had known about this area, we would have stayed there during our visit to Santa Rosa (Sonoma Valley) as this isn't far to travel (about 45 minutes from our conference location) and it offers so much. Beautiful scenary and hiking. Wonderful restaurants offering...More

Thank Bailey357
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and vistas all around, am easy walk from parking. The wildflowers are in bloom, and you can see whales from the shore. There are a few benches along the way so you can rest and enjoy the view.

Thank Selkie211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a pretty short hike with little elevation changes. Great for families. We say a few kids and dogs on the trail. It was quite windy and cold when we went. I would avoid if its windy as it gets pretty miserable if you are...More

Thank Toan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great walking trail if it is not windy otherwise, it is too cold. The hike is not exhausting as it is enjoyable. The view is nice. The cool breeze cools you down so you don't heat up during the walk. Very romantic.

Thank SuzyDough
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ride along Hwy 1 is spectacular. The plus was the turnouts that allowed for many photo opportunities. The best time to visit this area is early Fall. The weather is usually very accommodating.

Thank samroz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bodega Head is yet another segment of this most beautiful northern California coastline. It was raining when I was there in April so I did not walk down to the beach, but the views are lovely!

Thank half-Brit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In the fall and spring watch the pods of whales migrate by. Trails in all directions are easy with constant views. You can easily get down to a beach. The sounds from the fog horn, seals, and crashing waves are wonderful. Dogs are allowed on...More

2  Thank Elizabeth D
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Where is a good spot at a beach to have a picnic with two young children ? A calm beach preferably
6 April 2016|
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Response from Jimksatx_11 | Reviewed this property |
Coming from the town heading out that way there was a few beaches before you got to the Head on the Bay Side and then on the Oceanside there were many children on the one beach down from the head there was a fairly steep... More
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Hi! Are dogs allowed on this trail?
20 August 2015|
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Response from LIbertySpinner | Reviewed this property |
I did not take a dog that day and so did not look. In earlier times the dog was allowed on a leash. I think the trails are rather delicate now and much of the vegetation at the lower levels has blown away.
Is this attraction wheelchair accessible?
30 December 2014|
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Response from sandycanna | Reviewed this property |
The parking lot has a few holes. But the viewing areas there are pretty easy and safe. There are trails on the hillside that power or beach wheel chairs could move on. But the view from the parking lot are real good.