Scenes from a Point Reyes July 4th

Here are some photos of the Independence Day fun in Point Reyes, Bolinas, Inverness and the surrounding area.

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The Inverness Fourth of July foot races are for all ages. (Photo by Rob Lawson)

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The reading of the Declaration of Independence for the Inverness locals.

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The Point Reyes Farmers Market was lush with local produce (Photo by Galen Leeds)

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Grilled Cheese Decadence at the GBD stall at the Farmers Market.


Bolinas Fourth of July parade marches to its own tune (video by Swerbo.com)


If it’s the Fourth, then we can expect the annual Bolinas-Stinson Beach Tug of War.  The MarinIJ reported that the Bolinas men and the Stinson Beach women emerged victors in 2009. Thanks to Bill and June at swerbo.com for this terrific video.

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Even the local creatures got into the spirit with their play!  (Photo by Rob Lawson)

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The Sunday turned out to be a bit overcast, but that made for a peaceful paddle on Tomales Bay. (Photo by Rob Lawson)