See the Best California Fall Foliage on Point Reyes Trails

If you are looking for the perfect home away from home for your West Marin getaway, book your stay at Olema House. Our Point Reyes hotel, found on the edge of Point Reyes National Park, is just minutes away from a world of outdoor adventures, including bird watching, bike trails, and wildlife safaris. The picturesque California scenery surrounding our hotel is only made that much more beautiful when fall foliage starts appearing. One of the best ways to see these autumn hues is by hitting up the best hikes near Point Reyes. 

Where to See the Best Fall Colors

One of the best spots to see the fall colors is right at Olmea House. Our private patio and great lawn offer views of Olema Creek, Mount Wittenberg, and the Inverness Ridge. Another great way to become a leaf peeper is to lace up your hiking boots and explore area trails. 

There are thousands of acres in six nearby park systems, all with various trails that offer stunning views of autumn hues. California nature offers a unique blend of fall foliage and evergreens, causing a beautiful array of colors. 

  • Start your hike in our backyard by crossing the creek and making your way to Bear Valley Visitor Center. While there, don’t forget to pick up a few souvenirs to remember your trip by.
  • One of the best areas to go hiking in is Point Reyes National Seashore. With about 150 miles of trails, there are routes for hikers of every skill level. Research the various paths ahead of time to find one that fits your group best.
  • Another great spot to see fall colors is Samuel P. Taylor State Park. The breathtaking foliage is mixed in with evergreens, offering a truly unique blend of colors. For some of the best viewpoints in the county, hike to the top of Barnabe Peak.

For other top trails or spots around town to view the autumn hues, ask our knowledgeable front desk staff when you check-in.

Enjoy a Fall Escape at Olema House

As summer fades into the background, that doesn’t have to mean your vacation season is over. Dropping temperatures mean Northern California becomes covered in fantastic fall foliage. Olema House is the ideal home base when visiting Marin County. Our Point Reyes hotel puts you near some of the best places to view the changing colors while offering a relaxing place to unwind after a day of leaf-peeping. Made up of 22 rooms and two cottages, our accommodations are the right blend of comfort and aesthetic. Don’t forget to stop by Due West Tavern, our delicious on-site restaurant. Call 415-663-9000 to learn more about booking your stay and special offers.