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Mammoth Rocks

Goat Rock Beach, Bodega Bay, CA
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Had to Go

I had seen Goat Rock in travel books so we had to go its pretty cool and the scenery is cool but it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tim W
Exercise among gorgeous vistas and prehistoric rock formations.

Off Hwy 1, turn into the Shell Beach State Park. From there, you'll walk just more than a mile to 2... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2016
New Jersey
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5 days ago
“Had to Go”
16 Feb 2016
“Exercise among gorgeous vistas and prehistoric rock formations.”
Goat Rock Beach, Bodega Bay, CA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had seen Goat Rock in travel books so we had to go its pretty cool and the scenery is cool but it was very windy so we didnt hike the beach.

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Off Hwy 1, turn into the Shell Beach State Park. From there, you'll walk just more than a mile to 2 large rock formations. The first is closed, but you can walk up to and around the second one. Feel the smooth surface of the...More

5  Thank FromJersey123
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great place for a short hike and to grab some great pictures of the coastline. It is far enough north that tourist traffic is usually light.

2  Thank KevinBromagen
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This is a review for the Mammoth Rocks site. You should Google Sonoma Mammoth Rocks before you go. There is great info. about this areas history. Park at the Shell Beach parking lot south of Goat Rock.There are restrooms here but no water. Walk the...More

8  Thank GRS-SJS
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I was awestruck by the beauty of the coastline of Bodega Bay. With rock formations jutting out of the ocean along the coast. The rugged cliffs and windswept terrain will be a memory I will long have. Had lunch in a fishing harbor/cove nearby. The...More

1  Thank Gerald L
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This was a random stop off for us, as we had no place to be this day driving up the 1. So glad we did! We drove up a mountain road through the clouds rising over the ocean. The winery is gorgeous, clean, and welcoming....More

3  Thank Littlerose23
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Asked a ranger where the rocks were or else we wouldn't have known how to get there. Wonderful walking area along the ocean with scattered "haystacks", lots of cormorants on the rocks. Large open fields dotted with little wildflowers. Saw a wild turkey in the...More

2  Thank RosalieBelmont
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Made it a point to visit the Visitors Bureau to know where to go. OK this is a fairly new rock found in 2001 and it just seems that this would be the first thing that they would tell someone visiting the area about. We...More

6  Thank Metaksams
Reviewed 17 September 2013

The switch back, the views, the views, the views!!!! Fort Ross winery as a stop for rest and more views.

5  Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

A must see if you're in bodega bay. Beautiful views. Make sure you bring a light jacket it gets cold.

2  Thank DANIEL D
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What is the name of the winery with stellar pinots near the Mammoth Rock trail in Bodega Bay, CA?
23 July 2016|
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Any suggestions on how to find the Mammoth Rock - sounds like its at Goat Rock state beach. Thanks for any help you can offer, so very cool that you mention it.
19 June 2015|
Response from GeraldL305 | Reviewed this property |
I was in the vicinity, but cannot tell you exactly where.