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The Lakes Trail
Point Reyes National Seashore, California

The Lakes Trail enters the Philip Burton Wilderness from the south. It loops through a cluster of lakes that have been created by massive slippage along fault planes parallel to the coast.

A good dayhike destination on this route would be Alamere Falls, which cascades down the coastal cliff onto Wildcat Beach. Or you could get a permit, pack a backpack, and spend the night at Wildcat Camp.


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On the bluffs at Palomarin, start of the Lakes Trail

On the bluffs at Palomarin, start of the Lakes Trail

On the bluffs at Palomarin, start of the Lakes Trail

Philip Burton Wilderness, Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Date photographed: December 3, 2006
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Douglas fir forest near the site of Lake Ranch

Douglas fir forest near the site of Lake Ranch

Douglas fir forest near the site of Lake Ranch

Philip Burton Wilderness, Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Date photographed: December 3, 2006
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Bass Lake from the Lakes Trail

Bass Lake from the Lakes Trail

Bass Lake from the Lakes Trail

Philip Burton Wilderness, Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Date photographed: December 3, 2006
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Pelican Lake, with Double Point behind

Pelican Lake, with Double Point behind

Pelican Lake, with Double Point behind

Philip Burton Wilderness, Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Date photographed: December 3, 2006
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