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Point Reyes National Seashore, CA: Sky Camp

This family-friendy, 2.7-mile out-and-back leads to one of Point Reyes’s five backcountry campgrounds with views of the Pacific Ocean.

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A good introduction to backpacking, this easy, 2.7-mile hike leads to a picturesque campground. Follow Sky Trail, a wide maintained fire road, through fir, oak, and chaparral to Sky Camp, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Reservations are required for one of the 12 secluded campsites.

-Mapped by Dave Miller

To Trailhead

From San Francisco, take Hwy. 101 across the Golden Gate Bridge (9 miles). Take exit 450B/Sir Francis Drake Blvd. (21 miles); turn right on Hwy. 1; turn left on Bear Valley Rd. (1.25 miles); turn left on Limantour Rd. (3.4 miles) to reach Sky trailhead.

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