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  • Belvedere Tiburon, California

    Belvedere Tiburon in California offers some of the best trails and outdoor activities. A must-visit is the Old St. Hilary’s Open Space Preserve, a scenic hiking trail that offers panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay. The trail is moderate in difficulty and features unique rock formations and a variety of wildflowers. Another top outdoor adventure is the Tiburon Uplands Nature Preserve, a more challenging hike that rewards with views of the Tiburon Peninsula and Richardson Bay. The Tiburon Linear Park is a great spot for a leisurely stroll or bike ride, with views of the water and nearby Angel Island. For water activities, head to Paradise Beach Park for a day of fishing or picnicking by the water. These are just a few of the scenic outdoor attractions in and near Belvedere Tiburon.

    Top Spots in and near Belvedere Tiburon

    • Tiburon, California

      Camp on Angel Island

      5.0
      Thousands of years ago, this island was a fishing and hunting ground for the Miwok Native Americans. It has also been an outpost for the U.S. Army and a cattle ranch. Now, it’s one of the closest places to escape from the hustle of San Francisco and set up camp. Camping on the island requires ba...
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    • Belvedere Tiburon, California

      Mt. Livermore via North Ridge Trail

      4.5
      4.92 mi / 1178 ft gain
      Unless you own a boat or a kayak, this adventure requires a ride on the Blue and Gold Ferry from Pier 41 in San Francisco. But let’s be honest, that’s actually half the fun. Who doesn’t love a ferry ride? Angel Island State Park is the largest island in the Bay, and recommend the 6-mile loop aro...
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    • Tiburon, California

      Angel Island Perimeter Loop

      5.98 mi / 794 ft gain
      Angel Island Perimeter Loop is a loop trail around the circumference of the island in the San Francisco Bay. The island is located near Tiburon, California with views  of downtown San Francisco, Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Oakland, Sausalito, and TIburon as you traverse around the island. ...
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    • Sausalito, California

      Catch the Sunset at Swedes Beach

      This is a small tucked away beach in Sausalito, CA.  Being in the bay, it has very calm waters and is easy to swim in, though the water will be very cold.  There are pilings in the water that are remnants of the old piers.  It is a great beach to watch the sunset at. There is very limited street...
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    • Tiburon, California

      Bouldering at Ring Mountain

      0.5 mi / 400 ft gain
      Itching to climb outdoors near San Francisco?  With only a quick drive from the city, Ring Mountain is a beautiful nature preserve overlooking the city of San Francisco offering two main rock formations, Turtle Rock (Pictured) and Split Rock.  Split Rock is the slabby rock south of the parking ar...
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    • Mill Valley, California

      Headlands Ride to Point Bonita Lighthouse

      4.3
      The Headlands are a quick ride over the Golden Gate. On the ride, you'll see wildflowers, rugged coastline, and the Point Bonita Lighthouse. Once you cross the bridge, take Conzelman Rd up ~700 feet to Hawk Hill. From here, continue on to the lighthouse. On the return trip, head back on Conzelman...
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    • Sausalito, California

      Vista Golden Gate

      4.3
      The headlands offer great views of the Golden Gate Bridge, particularly at Vista Golden Gate. You can make the Vista Viewpoint your starting off point to leave your car or if you're riding, just stop in and enjoy the view. This spot allows you to capture views of the Golden Gate as well as Angel ...
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    • Sausalito, California

      Battery Spencer

      4.0
      0.47 mi / 46 ft gain
      This is a very popular spot to hike up to from Conzelman Road. You can find parking in the lot or on the street and do the quick hike up to Battery Spencer. You can get a perfect view of the Golden Gate Bridge and SF from the Marin side of the Bay. This is a unique perspective as you also get the...
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    • Mill Valley, California

      Kirby Cove

      4.7
      2 mi
      This scenic hike is a 1.8 mile out-and-back trail located near Sausalito, CA. From the trail and beach, you'll get scenic of the Golden Gate, San Francisco's skyline, and glimpses of the East Bay. The best news, there's rarely any crowd. Consider packing a blanket and a small picnic. With panora...
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    • Sausalito, California

      Slacker Hill

      5.0
      1.02 mi / 344 ft gain
      Although the Headlands can be crowded, particularly at the parking-lot chaos of the Vista Point and pull-offs along Conzelman Road, the three routes leading to the summit of Slacker Hill remain relatively quiet, even during busy weekends. Each can be tied into larger loops throughout the Headland...
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    • Sausalito, California

      Ninja Loop

      9.37 mi / 1831 ft gain
      This loop can start from several different locations, including Rodeo Beach and the Golden Gate Bridge parking lot. Starting from the GGB will add 2 more miles onto this run. I like to start at the Coastal Trailhead parking lot off of McCullough and Conzelman Roads (just a notch down from Hawk Hi...
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    • Sausalito, California

      Marin Headlands Trail Loop

      10.5 mi / 1990 ft gain
      This trail starts at the Coastal Trail in Marin Headlands Park, where there's a small parking lot and outhouse bathroom off the circle when coming from Conzelman Road.Take the Coastal Trail until you intersect with Bunker Road (you can even turn right and spit off the trail just before intersecti...
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    • Mill Valley, California

      Camp at Kirby Cove

      4.5
      Yes, you can camp just over the Golden Gate! Kirby Cove Campground has 4 overnight campsites and 1 picnic area for day use. The campground is set near a coarse-sand beach and offers amazing views of the Golden Gate, as long as it’s not a super foggy SF day. From the parking lot, it's a steep ~1 m...
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    • Mill Valley, California

      Oakwood Trail, Marin Headlands

      5.0
      2.56 mi / 538 ft gain
      Looking to escape the hustle of San Francisco, but don't want to commit to an entire day on the trail? When setting out for this morning hike, be prepared for about 1.5 hour hiking adventure (longer if you stop for extra photos) and a 20 minute commute from San Francisco.   This hike is recomend...
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    • Corte Madera, California

      Ring Mountain Loop

      4.0
      2.65 mi / 597 ft gain
      Ring Mountain Open Space is an easy but uphill trail that take you to the top where you can explore more trails. Take the 101 exit for Paradise Dr in Corte Madera, follow the road, and park on the side of the road once you pass Westward Dr. Even though there are many places to start the trail fo...
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    • Sausalito, California

      Hawk Hill

      5.0
      0.76 mi / 144 ft gain
      If you're leaving from SF, head over the bridge and exit onto Alexander Ave. Make the immediate left under the overpass and you'll be on the road to Hawk Hill. There's a parking area just below the gate leading up to Hawk Hill. From the parking lot you can walk west about ten yards along the outs...
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    Camping and Lodging in Belvedere Tiburon

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    Santa Cruz North / Costanoa KOA

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