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Gems in Marin Headlands - 5

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gem Favorite San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge

Battery Spencer

(12) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite Another view of the lighthouse bridge

Point Bonita Lighthouse

(8) Tamalpa…, CA
gem Favorite The Golden Gate Bridge shrouded in fog.

Hawk Hill

(6) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite Rodeo Beach.

Rodeo Beach

(7) Tamalpa…, CA
gem Favorite Golden Gate Bridge from Fort Baker

Fort Baker

(5) Sausalito, CA

Recommended Routes in Marin Headlands - 7

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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 Heading back toward the parking lot on the Tennessee Valley Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Tennessee Valley Lollipop

4.1 mi 6.7 km 761' Up 231.89 m Up 761' Down 232 m Down

Tamalpa…, CA
Favorite View from the SCA Trail.
Intermediate

Golden Gate Bridge Overlook Out-and-Back

5.3 mi 8.5 km 1,000' Up 304.86 m Up 999' Down 304.44 m Down

Sausalito, CA
Favorite Overlooking the Tennessee Valley.
Intermediate

Tennessee Valley: Ridge Trail to Coast Loop

5.4 mi 8.7 km 924' Up 281.5 m Up 936' Down 285.36 m Down

Tamalpa…, CA
Favorite View from the SCA Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

South Headlands Loop (Coast-Miwok-Alta)

7.8 mi 12.6 km 1,243' Up 378.86 m Up 1,239' Down 377.52 m Down

Sausalito, CA
Favorite Rodeo Beach.
Easy/Intermediate

Rodeo Lagoon Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km 137' Up 41.68 m Up 137' Down 41.7 m Down

Marin City, CA
Favorite Heading down toward the Oakwood Valley.
Intermediate/Difficult

Orchard Trail Loop

1.9 mi 3.0 km 374' Up 114.06 m Up 449' Down 136.95 m Down

Marin City, CA

Marin Headlands Hiking

  • 237 Miles 382 Kilometers of Trail
  • 12 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 14 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 31 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 10 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Marin Headlands - 43

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1SCA Trail
Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Pirates Cove Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #3Slacker Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sausalito, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Sausalito, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Coastal Trail
Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
0.5 mi 0.9 km #5Point Bonita Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
0.3 mi 0.4 km #6Upper Fisherman's Trail
Intermediate
Marin City, CA
Intermediate
Marin City, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #7Tennessee Valley Trail
Easy
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Easy
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA 10 
0.3 mi 0.4 km #8Morning Sun Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
3.3 mi 5.4 km #9Coastal Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Marin City, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Marin City, CA
9.6 mi 15.5 km #10Miwok Trail
Difficult
Marin City, CA
Difficult
Marin City, CA

Photos of Marin Headlands - 146

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View from the SCA Trail.
Mar 3, 2016 near Sausalito, CA
Rodeo Beach.
Feb 9, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
The perfect outdoor classroom.
Mar 2, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
Tennessee Valley Hike
Sep 2, 2015 near Tamalpa…, CA
Rodeo Beach.
Mar 4, 2016 near Tamalpa…, CA
Imagine watching Fleet Week from here!
Mar 2, 2016 near Sausalito, CA
Beach fun near the Tennessee Valley Trail!
Dec 20, 2015 near Tamalpa…, CA
Facing the Point Bonita Lighthouse.
Feb 29, 2016 near Marin City, CA