Point Reyes is a great place for family hiking and camping. If you reserve far in advance, you can get the best camp spots at Coast Camp, which can be reached either by walking just over a mile up the beach, or in about 3 miles via trail.
When to Go
The beaches can be crowded on the weekend, but the further you walk down Limantour Beach, the less crowded it gets.
If you want to reserve Coast Camp, you need to plan about 6 months in advance for summer weekends.
Dogs are allowed on South Limantour Beach, North and South Point Reyes Beaches, and Kehoe Beach.
Dogs are required to be leashed. Dogs aren't allowed on trails.