Earthquake Trail - Point Reyes, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
N 38° 02.447 W 122° 47.924
10S E 517660 N 4210359
Quick Description: The Earthquake Trail is a one kilometer paved loop that explores the San Andreas Fault Zone area within Point Reyes National Seashore. Interpretive signs describe the geology of the area.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/18/2012 2:52:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMFA5P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Earthquake Trail begins at the southeast corner of the Bear Valley Picnic Area, just across the street from the Bear Valley Visitors Center.

Along the trail are interpretative exhibits that point out signs of earthquake activity.

One can see the San Andreas fault line marked by blue posts along this trail. At a dramatic point along the trail, there are two sections of fence, disconnected and offset by 16 feet, but still parallel to each other. The row of blue posts marking the fault line can be seen to extend right through this fence line.

Parking: N 38° 02.432 W 122° 47.955

Trailhead/trail website: [Web Link]

Trail type: paved

Trail allowances or restrictions: Not listed

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