Mount Wittenberg is the highest point within the Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County. Mount Wittenberg has a prominence value of P1007. The mountain is covered in old growth conifers and bay that are broken up with golden meadows looking out to the Pacific Ocean.
Getting ThereTake the 101 Freeway to Marin County, exit onto San Anselmo/Sir Francis Drake. Continue straight on Sir Francis Drake paying close attention to confusing intersections for 20 miles. Reach the junction with the PCH 1 turning right driving .1 mile and turn left onto Bear Valley Road. Drive about .5 miles and turn left at the Red Barn with all the park signage. Drive pass the first buildings to the large public parking area at the end of the road.
Route 1 Meadow Trail
From the parking area hike .8 miles along the Bear Valley Trail/Road passing the Wittenberg Trail junction. On your left will be a signed wooden bridge leading up the Meadow Trail. Take this trail for over two miles to another junction with Skyline Trail turn right. Take the trail up to the saddle and junction with the Mount Wittenberg Trail. Turn north onto the Wittenberg Trail and head up to the forested summit.
Roundtrip is around 5 miles with 1300 of gain.
A loop trip can be made with a descent of the Wittenberg Trail.
Route 2 Mount Wittenberg Trail
Roundtrip is 5 miles with 1300 feet of gain.
A loop trip can be made with a descent of the Meadow Trail.
External LinksGo to Point Reyes National Seashore for entrance fees and camping information.
For more information on where to eat and stay in the Point Reyes area go to pointreyes.org.