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The Best Hiking in Bolinas

Looking for the best hiking in Bolinas? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Bolinas. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Bolinas

  • Stinson Beach, California

    Matt Davis-Steep Ravine Loop

    4.7
    6.62 mi / 1726 ft gain
    This loop is made up of three of the most popular Marin trails and for good reason. These trails offer not only expansive ocean views, but a variety of topography and environments. This 6+ mile loop offers up waterfalls, dense forests, redwoods, and open grasslands overlooking the pacific. Starti...
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  • Stinson Beach, California

    Matt Davis-Coastal Trail Loop

    4.7
    6 mi / 2231 ft gain
    This hike is an alternative to the famous Matt Davis to Steep Ravine Loop. The hike starts at Stinson Beach, just behind the fire Station. I recommend parking at the Beach parking lot. The Matt Davis trail is one of the best constructed trails I have ever seen. After 2.2 miles, turn left on the ...
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  • Stinson Beach, California

    Dipsea to Ben Johnson Trail Loop

    10.13 mi / 2680 ft gain
    Dipsea to Ben Johnson Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Stinson Beach, California.
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  • Stinson Beach, California

    Dipsea Trail to Steep Ravine Trail Loop from Stinson

    5.99 mi / 1568 ft gain
    Dipsea Trail to Steep Ravine Trail Loop from Stinson is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Stinson Beach, California.
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  • Bolinas, California

    Pablo Point Trail

    5.11 mi / 1421 ft gain
    Pablo Point Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bolinas, California.
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  • Bolinas, California

    McCurdy, Bolinas Ridge, Randall, Olema Valley, Bolema, Ridge Trail Loop

    12.7 mi / 2776 ft gain
    McCurdy, Bolinas Ridge, Randall, Olema Valley, Bolema, Ridge Trail Loop Is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Bolinas, California.
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  • Bolinas, California

    Teixeira, Ridge and Olema Valley Trail

    9.41 mi / 1768 ft gain
    Teixeira, Ridge and Olema Valley Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Bolinas, California.
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  • Stinson Beach, California

    Ridgecrest Parking to Alpine Dam

    4.4 mi / 1407 ft gain
    Ridgecrest Parking to Alpine Dam is an out and back trail that takes you by a lake located near Stinson Beach, California
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  • Stinson Beach, California

    Willow Camp Fire Road to Stinson Beach

    3.82 mi / 1558 ft gain
    Willow Camp Fire Road to Stinson Beach is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Stinson Beach, California.
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  • Bolinas, California

    Cataract Falls Trail, High Marsh, Kent Trail, and Helen Market Trail

    6.86 mi / 1949 ft gain
    Cataract Falls Trail, High Marsh, Kent Trail, and Helen Market Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Fairfax, California.
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  • Stinson Beach, California

    Cataract Falls

    4.2
    2.81 mi / 1184 ft gain
    Cataract Falls is one of the most stunning hikes in the bay area after a recent rain. The drive to the trailhead alone is beautiful as you pass Alpine Lake on Bolinas Fairfax Rd. Cataract is a 3-mile total out-and-back hike that gains 750ft in the first mile. Unlike Alamere Falls, where you trek ...
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  • Stinson Beach, California

    Alpine Lake via Helen Market Trail

    4 mi / 1030 ft gain
    Alpine Lake via Helen Market Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Fairfax, California.
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  • Stinson Beach, California

    Mickey's Beach Trail

    0.63 mi / 230 ft gain
    Mickey's Beach Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Stinson Beach, California.
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  • Bolinas, California

    Palomarin Beach Trail

    1.59 mi / 384 ft gain
    Palomarin Beach Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Bolinas, California.
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  • Palomarin Trailhead, California

    Alamere Falls via Palomarin Trailhead

    4.5
    13.54 mi / 1614 ft gain
    The hike to Alamere falls is a 13.5 mile out-and-back in Point Reyes National Seashore located near Bolinas, CA, just about an hour north of San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge.  Start at the Palomarin Trailhead located in the parking lot near the restrooms. After about 2 minutes on the tr...
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  • Bolinas, California

    Coast Trail: Palomarin Beach to Limantour Beach

    15.72 mi / 2671 ft gain
    Coast Trail: Palomarin Beach to Limantour Beach is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Bolinas, California.
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