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74 mi 120 km of trail 12 Featured Hikes

Gems 5 Gems Easy Trails 33 Trails Intermediate Trails 18 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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Gems in Marin Headlands - 5

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gem Favorite San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge

Battery Spencer

(10) 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

(5) Sausalito, CA
gem Favorite Rodeo Beach.

Rodeo Beach

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

Fort Baker

(4) Sausalito, CA

Featured Hikes in Marin Headlands - 7

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Favorite Northward bound backpacker taking in the view with his morning snack.
Intermediate

Muir Beach Loop

5.8 mi 9.4 km • Loop • 1,164 ft Ascent 354.88 m Ascent

(26) 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 • Loop • 761 ft Ascent 231.89 m Ascent

(15) Tamalpa…, CA
Favorite Overlooking the Tennessee Valley.
Intermediate

Tennessee Valley: Ridge Trail to Coast Loop

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Loop • 924 ft Ascent 281.5 m Ascent

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

South Headlands Loop (Coast-Miwok-Alta)

7.8 mi 12.6 km • Loop • 1,243 ft Ascent 378.86 m Ascent

(4) Sausalito, CA
Favorite View from the SCA Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Golden Gate Bridge Overlook Out-and-Back

5.3 mi 8.5 km • Out and Back • 1,000 ft Ascent 304.86 m Ascent

(12) Sausalito, CA
Favorite Rodeo Beach.
Easy

Rodeo Lagoon Loop

3.4 mi 5.4 km • Loop • 137 ft Ascent 41.68 m Ascent

(6) Marin City, CA
Favorite Heading down toward the Oakwood Valley.
Intermediate

Orchard Trail Loop

1.9 mi 3.0 km • Loop • 374 ft Ascent 114.06 m Ascent

(4) Marin City, CA

Trails in Marin Headlands - 42

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1SCA Trail
Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Sausalito, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #2Pirates Cove Trail
Intermediate
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
0.5 mi 0.9 km #3Point Bonita Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.9 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
0.3 mi 0.4 km #4Upper Fisherman's Trail
Intermediate
Marin City, CA
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.4 km Marin City, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km #5Slacker Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sausalito, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
0.2 mi 0.4 km Sausalito, CA
0.3 mi 0.4 km #6Morning Sun Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.4 km Sausalito, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #7Owl Trail
Easy
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Easy
1.1 mi 1.7 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
9.6 mi 15.5 km #8Miwok Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Marin City, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.6 mi 15.5 km Marin City, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #9Kirby Cove Road
Easy/Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Sausalito, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #10Tennessee Valley Trail
Easy
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Easy
1.9 mi 3.0 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
3.1 mi 5.1 km #11Dias Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.1 mi 5.1 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
3.3 mi 5.4 km #12Coastal Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Marin City, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.3 mi 5.4 km Marin City, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #13Tennessee Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #14Alta Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Marin City, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Marin City, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #15Redwood Creek Trail
Intermediate
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #16Wolf Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.5 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #17Bobcat Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Marin City, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Marin City, CA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #18Batteries Loop Trail
Easy
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Easy
0.5 mi 0.7 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
0.5 mi 0.9 km #19Haypress Camp Trail
Easy
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Easy
0.5 mi 0.9 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #20Middle Green Gulch Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Tamalpais Valley, CA

Photos of Marin Headlands - 145

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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
Facing the Point Bonita Lighthouse.
Feb 29, 2016 near Marin City, CA
Welcoming the morning sun.
Mar 2, 2016 near Sausalito, CA

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