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Point Reyes: A seashore sanctuary

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on June 18, 2013, 3:50 p.m.
A lighthouse along Point Reyes

Photo: Don DeBold [CC by 2.0]/Flickr

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Escape the city

Point Reyes National Seashore, located in the Bay Area of California, is referred to as "A Natural Sanctuary, A Human Haven" — and indeed it is. As a place to escape the crowded city, Point Reyes National Seashore offers hiking, scenic views, history and fresh air. With more than 1,500 species of plants and animals that call this space home, there is much for human visitors to explore and enjoy. Click through this slideshow to learn about an amazing and historic preserve. (Text: Jaymi Heimbuch)