Limantour Nude Beach

View of Limantour Beach
Colleen Proppe/Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0

An isolated beach at the Point Reyes National Seashore.


Marin County, in Point Reyes National Seashore. Get a map and directions on the last page of this guide.


Soft sand, rolling dunes, lots of wildlife
About a mile or north of the sand closest to the parking lot, seals may be found at Limantour Spit
Stay away from the parking lot and other easily visible areas

Who's at Limantour Beach

A few hundred visitors on a hot day, but the beach is big and doesn't seem crowded
Lots of dogs south of the parking lot

Limantour Beach Facilities


Limantour Beach Activities


More Nude Beaches Within 25 Miles of Limantour Beach

Nudity Laws and Limantour Beach

Limantour Beach is in Point Reyes National Seashore and there is no Federal law against nudity (but neither is it a guaranteed right).

Nude or naturist beach neophytes, please be respectful of others and read the Nude Beach and Topless Beach Etiquette guidelines before you go to a nude beach.

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Limantour Beach Reviews and Rating

Sunset at Limantour Beach
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The Bay Guardian newspaper gives Limantour Beach a grade of "B," but our readers say it's their favorite Marin County nude beach.

Ratings of Limantour Beach for Clothing Optional Recreation

We polled more than 1,600 readers, asking them to rate Limantour Beach as a nude beach. 42% rated it excellent, 14% said it was good but with a few flaws.

Limantour Beach Compared to Other Marin County Nude Beaches

We also asked more than 2,300 readers which Marin County Nude Beach was their favorite. Limantour won that poll with 42% of the votes.

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Getting to Limantour Beach

Marin County Nude Beach Map
Adapted from Google Maps

If you want an interactive version of the map, would like to convert to a close-up satellite map that shows the beaches and trails or need driving directions, use our Marin County Beach map at Google.

Driving Directions


Walking from Parking Lot to the Beach

Walk down the path to the beach, then turn right (north) and walk along the beach to the sand dunes

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