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    Top Spots in and near Marin Headlands

    • 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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    • San Francisco, California

      Hidden Garden Steps

      4.3
      0.1 mi / 39 ft gain
      These tiles steps are ironically iconic, as they are called the "Hidden" Garden Steps.  They are one of 3 tiled staircases that San Francisco is famous for. The others are the 16th Ave Tiled Steps and the Lincoln Park Steps. Tip: When calling an uber, try to get dropped off at the top of the ste...
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    • Muir Beach, California

      Pirate's Cove

      5.0
      3.43 mi / 856 ft gain
      Pirate's Cove is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mill Valley, California.
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    • Muir Beach, California

      Bonfire at Muir Beach

      5.0
      Take in a scenic sunset and enjoy the warmth of a bonfire on the beach! Muir Beach changes the number of fire pits it has seasonally. May through November, the beach offers 6 fire pits, and in the colder months (December through April), there are 3 fire pits on the beach toward the south end of t...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Twin Peaks and Mt. Sutro Loop

      4.2
      6 mi
      Are you thinking, hit up two of the bigger peaks in SF, what a great idea? Well, you thought right! The first mile and a half is uphill as you charge to the top of Twin Peaks. This 6% grade leads to a 460 ft elevation gain. The good news is, if it's not foggy, the views of the bay are stunning, e...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Alamo Park Square Park

      4.6
      If you’re ever in San Francisco, you’ll definitely want to spend a bit of time in Alamo Square gazing at these stellar examples of San Francisco history.   This is a beautiful and popular green space, where you have uninterrupted views of the iconic Painted Ladies.  The Painted Ladies are row of...
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    • San Francisco, California

      16th Avenue Tiled Steps

      4.7
      0.09 mi / 79 ft gain
      The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps also known as the Moraga steps are an impressive community achievement, and an equally killer workout. Take an easy lap up the stairs to check out the amazing art, take in the views from the top, then get down to business. You'll be glad you made the trek over to this ...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Grand View Park ("Turtle Hill")

      5.0
      0.21 mi / 7 ft gain
      A recipe for happiness in the "cool grey city of love." To the seasoned San Franciscan there is no finer view in the Bay Area than that from San Francisco's front porch, Turtle Hill or "Grand View Park". If the North American continent / plate is a ship, then Grand View Park is the prow giving e...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Catch a Sunrise at Ina Coolbrith Park

      5.0
      This tucked away neighborhood gem is less than a square block in size, but offers some of the best views of San Francisco. After a quick, but steep, 5 minute walk, you'll be rewarded with incredible views of: the city skyline, Coit Tower, Alcatraz, and the Bay Bridge. There are a few benches avai...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Fairy Gates Trail

      5.0
      0.89 mi / 328 ft gain
      Fairy Gates Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near San Francisco, California.
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    • San Francisco, California

      Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve Loop

      4.4
      2.14 mi / 617 ft gain
      The Mount Sutro Open Space hike is one of those gems that's just hiding in plain site. Most people live in San Francisco for years without ever knowing this hike even exists - which is totally fine with us. This 2+ mile loop is an easy, quick way to get back in touch with nature after a long day....
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    • Muir Beach, California

      Muir Beach Overlook

      4.9
      The Muir Beach Overlook is one of the most convenient spots to take in an amazing view of the entire coastline, and one of the best places to catch a dramatic sunset. It’s conveniently located one mile north of Muir Beach and parking is easy. It’s a 5 minute walk down the trail to the Overlook. O...
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    • Muir Beach, California

      Owl Trail

      5.0
      1.2 mi / 300 ft gain
      The Owl Trail runs between Slide Ranch and the Muir Beach Overlook and is a great way to take in the breathtaking views, flora and fauna of the Northern California coast.  The easiest way to access the trail is to park at the Muir Beach Overlook and to take the trail down to Slide Ranch and then...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Climb Beaver Street Wall

      5.0
      Beaver Street Wall is one of the few places to climb in the San Francisco city limits. The 45 ft. tall wall is located in the Corona Heights neighborhood, just north west of Market St. The routes on the wall range from 5.8 to 5.12. The wall features a prominent crack up the center, which makes th...
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