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Tule Elk Preserve

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12320 Shoreline Highway, Tomales Bay Trailhead, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
+1 415-464-5100
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Tule mating month

It was great to hear the elk bugling, charging each other and moving in the mating ritual. Worth... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
mtngate
,
Corte Madera, California
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McClure's Beach - great!

We drove as far as we could through the Tule Elk Preserve area of Point Reyes and ended up at the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Pinders
,
Fairfield, California
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12320 Shoreline Highway, Tomales Bay Trailhead, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It was great to hear the elk bugling, charging each other and moving in the mating ritual. Worth the drive.

Thank mtngate
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We drove as far as we could through the Tule Elk Preserve area of Point Reyes and ended up at the trailhead to McClure's Beach. There was only one other car in the parking lot. We headed on down the trail and ran into an...More

Thank Pinders
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

See or review of Tomales point as the trail passes through this preserve! A very special place for sure.

Thank jackatie
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I was nervous that I wouldn't make it to this point of the park due to darkness but luckily I made it just in time. Saw several different gatherings of elk along the road. Such amazing creatures!

Thank LMcKinney27
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My teen daughter and I took this hike and we were amazed at how beautiful the views were . We saw one Elk on the way up and on the way back down we saw a herd of Tule Elk we were so close we...More

1  Thank glm03
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Have been to the Tule Elk Reserve a number of times and have always seen at least a few elk. They are beautiful animals! Sometimes it involves a walk of two or three miles and sometimes they are right at the entrance to the preserve....More

1  Thank fewsl
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Be prepared to be blown away - both figuratively and literally speaking. This bing one of the windiest spots along the American Pacific coast, expect strong winds even in summer, and cold winds, too. But the trail leading to the southern tip of the Point...More

Thank Esty666
Reviewed 24 June 2017

While we did not hike far enough to see any elk, we still greatly enjoyed our walk in the preserve. The views of the waves crashing into the rocky coast were spectacular. Most unexpected were the wide array of wildflowers which were blooming along the...More

Thank JeffP2
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Got up early and arrived in the preserve before sunrise (spectacular views). We were greeted by dozens of elk along the road with even more in the distance. Great way to begin the day!

Thank ssdirotm
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Unlike some preserves where you may get a glimpse of the inhabitants, we saw multiple groups of elk. Some of them were crossing the hiking trail right in front of you. The trail is decent with some inclines, but not too bad.

Thank Patrick A
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