1390 Limantour Spit Road
Point Reyes, CA 94956

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Point Montara Lighthouse and Point Reyes hostels receive Bronze Eco-Certification

Hostelling International USA is furthering its mission to promote sustainable travel through a new, eco-certification and greenhouse gas management program that was implemented in partnership with Sustainable Travel International.  As part of the pilot program, eight of the participating hostels -- including the Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel and the Point Reyes Hostel

Springtime Hikes: Waterfalls of Marin County

Rainfall in the Bay Area brings many wonderful things: snow in the mountains, wildflowers to the hillsides, and water to the handful of small but mighty waterfalls in Marin County. For those who enjoy a reward after a long hike, consider these four hikes around the Marin Headlands and Point Reyes hostels and enjoy a gorgeous stroll through Marin County open space with a waterfall waiting at the end.

Day at the Beach: Organic produce and counter-culture in Bolinas

Bolinas, California is a faraway place. Technically, it's only 25 miles from the Marin Headlands Hostel and 19 miles from the Point Reyes Hostel, but it's as far away from the rest of Marin County as you can get. This tiny, unincorporated town without a mayor or a city hall maintains such an indie, insular culture, and an obvious aversion to non-native species, that it's literally off-the-map.

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