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Trails are open everyday from 7:00 AM to Sunset. The Dana Point Headlands Conservation Area is managed by two different entities, the City of Dana Point and the Center for Natural Lands Management. It is atop the Dana Point Promontory and is...more
The Interpretive Center is small inside but the outdoor space is spectacular. Walked on the trails outside the center and ended up seeing several whale blows. The scenery is fantastic, well worth the stop and short hike.
What beautiful, unspoiled scenery! The walk is not too long and is doable for many ages. Be sure to spend time with a volunteer at the Nature Center beforehand; ours was informative about species to look out for as well as local history, and we...More
This is a great little walk at 1.5 miles round trip on a dirt trail with spectacular views of the ocean. You may even see some whales breaching! Stop into the interpretive center for information on local flora and animals. It’s a great way to...More
The headlands are just a wonderful experience for families. Easy walking, though people with balance issues might consider using walking sticks. The small museum at the trail head is very informative with excellent docents.
Very cute interpretive center. Its run by volunteers and we were lucky to have a smart, sweet lady who clearly loved californias nature. My son is 12 and knows almost all the facts in the room, However he had a blast getting answers right and...More