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Black Point
Location Sonoma County, California, United States
Offshore water bodies North Pacific Ocean
Elevation 50 feet (app.)

Black Point is a cape on the Pacific Coast of northern California in the United States. It is located in the Sea Ranch area of Sonoma County at 38°40′44″N 123°25′55″W / 38.679°N 123.432°W / 38.679; -123.432, approximately 80 miles (130 km) northwest of San Francisco and approximately 40 miles (60 km) northwest of Santa Rosa.


The cape juts southward approximately 250 yd (200 m) from the mainland, rising more than 50 feet (15 m) above the water.

The Sonoma County Regional Parks Department maintains a coastal access trail, parking area, and restrooms, located just off State Route 1 near milepost 50.8.

Black Point Beach, located just east of the point, is a surfing location featuring heavy swell that sometimes gets hollow.

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