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In true California style, Marin County is the ultimate juxtaposition of wild outdoor adventures and bustling city life. When you're in Marin, you're just as close to the trailhead as you are to a world-class wine tasting.

Top Spots

Hike and Fish at Nicasio Reservoir

Nicasio, California

5.0
3 mi / 300 ft gain

Tomales Bay Trail

Point Reyes Station, California

2.02 mi / 203 ft gain

Horse Trail, Sky Trail, Woodard Valley Trail

Point Reyes Station, California

13.16 mi / 2772 ft gain

Valley, Woodward, Coast, Sky, Meadow Loop Trail

Marin County, California

13.46 mi / 1952 ft gain

Earthquake Trail

Point Reyes Station, California

0.74 mi / 56 ft gain

Mount Wittenberg, Woodward Valley, Coast Trail, and Glen Camp, Bear Valley Loop Trail

Point Reyes Station, California

15.66 mi / 2628 ft gain

Bear Valley to Coast Camp Loop

Point Reyes Station, California

5.0
16.18 mi / 2818 ft gain

Mount Wittenberg, Sky, Old Pine and Bear Valley Trail Loop

Point Reyes Station, California

6.75 mi / 1545 ft gain

Divide Meadow Loop

Point Reyes Station, California

4.77 mi / 1283 ft gain

Places to stay

Point Reyes Station, California

The Quail's Nest Retreat

From $230 / night

Petaluma, California

Quiet Wine Country Stay | Private Fenced Yard

From $180 / night

Bolinas, California

200’ to Beach! Waterfront Hideaway w/ Ocean Views

From $271 / night

Point Reyes Station, California

Point Reyes National Seashore Campground

From $20 / night

Petaluma, California

San Francisco North / Petaluma KOA

Stinson Beach, California

3-Cottage Beach Retreat w/ Hot Tub

From $857 / night

Guides and stories

Escape to Marin for a Winter Weekend Getaway

Sara Sheehy

5 Backpacking Adventures North of San Francisco in Marin County

Sara Sheehy

4 Paddling Adventures in Marin County

The Outbound Collective

Beyond the Trail: 5 Unique Adventures in Marin County

The Outbound Collective

5 Marin County Beaches to Explore

The Outbound Collective

7 Dog-Friendly Hikes in Marin County

The Outbound Collective

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