Gold Hill Grade to Nike Missile Site

San Rafael, California

4.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

4.37 miles

Elevation Gain

988 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

Gold Hill Grade to Nike Missile Site is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near San Rafael, California.
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Features

Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildlife

Reviews

This is a really pleasant little hike with a pretty gradual ascent throughout. There is also some nice tree coverage along the trail to help during hotter days. The trail turns into an access road near the top (about 2/3 of the way into the hike), which is less ideal, but still nice. At the top of the ridge, you have views of both the bay and Mt Tam. The trail is also popular with mountain bikers, so keep an eye out. Dogs are allowed on leash.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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