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1,925 mi 3,097 km of trail 126 Recommended Routes

Gems 26 Gems Easy Trails 332 Trails Intermediate Trails 644 Trails Hard Trails 109 Trails
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Gems in Bay Area - 26

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gem Favorite Sunlight on the Golden Gate.

Golden Gate Bridge

(37) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite Tall trees

Cathedral Grove

(26) Mill Va…, CA
gem Favorite Atop Alamere Falls

Alamere Falls

(21) Bolinas, CA
gem Favorite Muir Woods

Bohemian Grove

(21) Mill Va…, CA
gem Favorite View from Alcatraz.

Alcatraz Island

(19) San Fra…, CA
gem Favorite Another view of Point Reyes Lighthouse

Point Reyes Lighthouse

(20) Inverness, CA
gem Favorite San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge

Battery Spencer

(12) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite Looking down the trail to Mile Rock Beach

Mile Rock Viewpoint

(6) San Fra…, CA

Recommended Routes in Bay Area - 97

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Favorite Tomales Point at Pt. Reyes
Intermediate

Tomales Point Trail

9.8 mi 15.7 km 996' Up 303.54 m Up 996' Down 303.53 m Down

Inverness, CA
Favorite Bolinas and the Pacific Ocean, Farralon Islands in sunset. From Bare Knoll off of Matt Davis Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Steep Ravine - Matt Davis Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km 1,556' Up 474.2 m Up 1,589' Down 484.37 m Down

Bolinas, CA
Favorite The Golden Gate Bridge is on display from the Coastal Trail.
Intermediate

Coastal Trail: Lands End

2.9 mi 4.6 km 192' Up 58.44 m Up 192' Down 58.4 m Down

San Fra…, CA
Favorite West Waddell Creek trickles through a verdant forest in Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Intermediate/Difficult

Berry Creek Falls Loop

9.7 mi 15.6 km 1,844' Up 562.19 m Up 1,835' Down 559.42 m Down

Boulder…, CA
Favorite Atop Alamere Falls
Intermediate

Palomarin to Alamere Falls Out and Back

8.3 mi 13.3 km 991' Up 302.15 m Up 991' Down 302.09 m Down

Bolinas, CA
Favorite The blue mountains of Santa Cruz!
Intermediate

Castle Rock Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km 749' Up 228.18 m Up 756' Down 230.43 m Down

Monte S…, CA
Favorite Northward bound backpacker taking in the view with his morning snack.
Intermediate/Difficult

Muir Beach Loop

5.8 mi 9.4 km 1,164' Up 354.88 m Up 1,164' Down 354.8 m Down

Tamalpa…, CA
Favorite Muir Woods
Easy/Intermediate

Hillside Loop

2.5 mi 3.9 km 255' Up 77.77 m Up 255' Down 77.75 m Down

Tamalpa…, CA

Trails in Bay Area - 957

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6.6 mi 10.6 km #1Dipsea Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mill Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mill Valley, CA 30 
0.7 mi 1.2 km #2Redwood Grove Loop Trail
Easy
Mount Hermon, CA
Easy
Mount Hermon, CA 12 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3SCA Trail
Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #4Pirates Cove Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #5Point Reyes Lighthouse Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Inverness, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Inverness, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #6Ohlone Bluff Trail
Easy
Santa Cruz, CA
Easy
Santa Cruz, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7Whittemore Gulch Trail
Intermediate
Half Moon Bay, CA
Intermediate
Half Moon Bay, CA 11 
10.6 mi 17.1 km #8Coast Trail - North
Intermediate
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
Intermediate
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #9Slacker Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sausalito, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Sausalito, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #10Plankwalk Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Larkspur, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Larkspur, CA
2.5 mi 4.0 km #11Montara Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Pacifica, CA
Intermediate
Pacifica, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #12San Pedro Rock
Intermediate
Pacifica, CA
Intermediate
Pacifica, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #13Dean Trail
Intermediate
Emerald Lake Hills, CA
Intermediate
Emerald Lake Hills, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #14Bald Mountain Trail
Easy
Almaden Valley, CA
Easy
Almaden Valley, CA
1.6 mi 2.7 km #15California Coastal Trail: Presidio
Intermediate
San Francisco, CA
Intermediate
San Francisco, CA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #16Fern Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Mill Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Mill Valley, CA
6.8 mi 10.9 km #17Matt Davis Trail
Difficult
Bolinas, CA
Difficult
Bolinas, CA 10 
3.7 mi 5.9 km #18Engleman's Loop
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
Intermediate
Santa Cruz, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #19Coastal Trail
Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #20Alamere Falls Trail
Difficult
Bolinas, CA
Difficult
Bolinas, CA

Photos of Bay Area - 2365

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Atop Alamere Falls
Feb 17, 2015 near Bolinas, CA
Sun on the hills.
Oct 18, 2016 near East Fo…, CA
Tomales Point at Pt. Reyes
Apr 3, 2019 near Inverness, CA
Sunset on the beach
Jul 27, 2018 near Sausalito, CA
Tule elk male, Tule Elk Reserve, Tomales Bay
Sep 1, 2015 near Inverness, CA
View from the SCA Trail.
Mar 3, 2016 near Sausalito, CA
Another view of Point Reyes Lighthouse
Sep 1, 2015 near Inverness, CA
A beautiful spring sunrise on Henry Coe's Monument Trail
Mar 25, 2019 near Morgan…, CA