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76 mi 123 km of trail 12 Recommended Routes

Gems 5 Gems Easy Trails 14 Trails Intermediate Trails 31 Trails Hard Trails 10 Trails

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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 - 12

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Favorite View Down Pirates Cove
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 Topping out the big climb at the Table Rock 27k
Difficult

Marin Ultra Challenge 50 Mile by Inside Trail Racing

51.0 mi 82.0 km 9,172' Up 2795.7 m Up 9,172' Down 2795.75 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

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 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 View from the SCA Trail.
Difficult

Golden Gate Headlands Half Marathon

12.7 mi 20.5 km 2,112' Up 643.83 m Up 2,108' Down 642.4 m Down

Marin City, CA
Favorite Rodeo Beach.
Difficult

Golden Gate Headlands 10K

6.2 mi 9.9 km 1,165' Up 355.09 m Up 1,162' Down 354.07 m Down

Marin City, CA
Favorite View from the SCA Trail.
Difficult

Golden Gate Headlands Marathon

25.3 mi 40.7 km 4,142' Up 1262.39 m Up 4,094' Down 1247.94 m Down

Marin City, CA
Favorite View from the SCA Trail.
Difficult

Marin Ultra Challenge 50K

32.3 mi 52.0 km 5,246' Up 1599.02 m Up 5,246' Down 1599.04 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

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
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Kirby Cove Road
Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
Intermediate
Sausalito, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #12Owl Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Tamalpais Valley, CA
3.1 mi 5.1 km #13Dias Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
3.2 mi 5.1 km #14Coastal Trail: Muir Beach - Tennessee Valley
Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #15Tennessee Point Trail
Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Intermediate
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
2.6 mi 4.2 km #16Alta Trail
Intermediate
Marin City, CA
Intermediate
Marin City, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #17Redwood Creek Trail
Intermediate
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Intermediate
Tamalpais Valley, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #18Bobcat Trail
Intermediate
Marin City, CA
Intermediate
Marin City, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km #19Wolf Ridge Trail
Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
Difficult
Tamalpais Valley, CA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #20Batteries Loop Trail
Easy
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
Easy
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, 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