Hike Tennessee Valley

3.4 Miles Round Trip - Out-and-Back Trail

Tennessee Valley Trail - Search Nearby - Added by Pascual Dutton

A short hike with varying topography that ends at a beautiful beach.The perfect outing for the casual hiker.It’s easy to explore adjoining trails.The trail is kid/family friendly.

The Tennessee Valley trail is leisurely 3.4 mile roundtrip hike that turns around at Tennessee Valley Cove. Along the way, you’ll hike past shrublands, wetlands, and a lake before you get to a cool little secluded beach that many people picnic at.

This is probably the easiest to access, and most popular, hike just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s a perfect option for those without a lot of time, or if you’re looking to stretch your legs a bit without getting crazy. It’s just long enough to feel like you’ve earned that post-hike brunch at The Dipsea Café .

There are a number of nice bathrooms at the start and end of the trail, along with picnic tables and drinking water.

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Chillin
Hiking
Bathrooms
Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Picnic Area
Scenic

Details

3.4 Miles
Out-and-Back Trail

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Bicentennial Campground

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Point Reyes National Seashore Campground

From $20/night

Petaluma, California

San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA

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If you're hiking Tennessee Valley and have a little extra time. Jump on the coastal trail and take the detour to Pirate's Cove - there's hardly anyone there. Throw some sandwiches in your backpack and enjoy!