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Review of Tule Elk Preserve

Tule Elk Preserve
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

way cool to see these elk so close up...right off the road...just a beautiful place...the museum at the Welcome Center if very good also...blessings

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

The Tule Elk Preserve is a hikers delight. This is located at the northern most point along the west side of Tomales Bay. It is at the very end of Pierce Point Road at the historic ranch the bares the same name. You can spot the Tule Elk on the way in. The road are rough and twisty. It is about a 30-40 minute drive from Pt. Reyes Station. It is well worth the drive. Hike in on the trail for at least 45 minutes and you will find the end of the trail with lots of elk along the way. It is a gorgeous spot. Please come prepared with water, snack, appropriate walking shoes (not flip flops!), and layered clothing as appropriate for the weather. Fuel up your car and yourself before driving out. The historic ranch is also a spot to check out and is an easy walk to explore. I would say this is for young families with children but they need to be walking on their own. You would not be able to take a stroller on these hikes. The views are amazing.

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Reviewed 20 January 2014

The road was narrow and windy. The road cut through open range ranches so watch for cattle on road. We went at sunrise and enjoyed watching the elk which were next to road. There were also elk in Point Reyes National Seashore so it is not necessary to drive to the preserve but we did enjoy the drive.

1  Thank sls58
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

This preserve is located in a "wild & wooly" section of Pt Reyes National Park. Think Scotland or western Brittany province in France: dramatic vistas, winding switchbacks and plenty of wildlife. Definitely worth the drive.

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Reviewed 10 July 2013

During mating season you can watch and hear the bull elks bellow at each other and occasionally fight for supremacy of the herd. Sometimes herd is quit close to the road. Beautiful drive past the "alphabet" dairy farms. Keep a sharp eye out for a hawk perched on a roadside post.

1  Thank MarshBruce
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