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    Top Spots in and near Marin Headlands

    • San Francisco, California

      Vulcan Steps

      5.0
      0.18 mi / 79 ft gain
      Vulcan Steps is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near San Francisco, California.
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    • San Francisco, California

      Twin Peaks Loop

      4.3
      2.04 mi / 259 ft gain
      There are a ton of ways to get here (and obviously that can affect the total distance) but this is starting from Clarendon. Follow along up Twin Peaks boulevard where you'll see the peaks upon your approach. Keep an eye out for traffic as there may be visitors driving toward and away from Twin Pe...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Corona Heights Park

      5.0
      0.65 mi / 115 ft gain
      Corona Heights Park is a park located north of the Castro and South of Buena Vista Park. The peak of the hill is windy, but it offers an unobstructed panoramic view of the city of San Francisco from downtown to Twin Peaks. It is perfect for taking panoramic pictures of San Francisco at night. Y...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Tank Hill

      4.3
      0.14 mi / 49 ft gain
      Looking for a cool, under-the-radar spot that’s perfect for picnics, chilling out, and chasing the sunset? Look no further than Tank Hill. This little gem of a mini-park is 650 feet high and tucked away in Cole Valley. It’s so small that many maps of San Francisco don’t even include it. To get ...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Run the Coit Tower Stairs

      3.8
      There are 2 sets of stairs for Coit Tower on Sansome St. The first set is at Greenwich and the second is at Filbert. The Filbert steps are a little deeper per step and are mostly wood and concrete. The Greenwich steps are a little tougher because of the shallower, brick stairs as you get toward t...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Take a Ride on the Seward Street Slides

      4.2
      Tucked away in a small neighborhood park in Eureka Valley is a set of really fun, slippery, and surprisingly steep concrete slides. They were originally designed by a 14 year old kid over 30 years ago, and we all owe him a big hat tip. People use a variety of sliding materials (saucers, food tray...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Catch a Sunset at Twin Peaks

      4.7
      Most locals have heard of Twin Peaks, so if you hop in an Uber or Taxi you should be just fine. If not or you are driving yourself, head for Twin Peaks Boulevard, then just follow it to the top. Voila!When you're there, be sure to catch a sunset, as it is absolutely breath-taking, If you are luck...
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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

      Canopy, Panoramic, Redwood Trail, Sun, Dipsea Trail Loop

      4.7
      4.31 mi / 1145 ft gain
      While there are other, less crowded redwood groves in the Bay Area, Muir Woods National Monument is easily one of the best. It is a beautifully maintained site, with wooden footpaths meandering between towering redwoods that are between 600 – 800 years old. It’s home to some true giants, with its...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Park Day at Dolores Park

      4.0
      If the sun is shining, and you’re in the mood for playing around with friends in one of SF’s many amazing parks, Dolores should be at the top of your list. With amazing views of downtown, huge tiered lawn areas, tennis courts, basketball courts, a brand new playground, and easy access to some of ...
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    • Mill Valley, California

      Dipsea Trail

      4.6
      13.03 mi / 3701 ft gain
      The Dipsea Race is the 2nd oldest foot race in the US. The race is named after the Dipsea Inn at the end of the trail at Stinson Beach. The good news is that you can enjoy this scenic trail and its sweeping ocean views at your leisure. The bad news is that the race is only one-way. If you choose,...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Mount Davidson

      4.5
      1.03 mi / 299 ft gain
      Mount Davidson Park is located in the southwestern part of the city nestled between Diamond Heights and Portola Dr. The climb isn't too difficult, but to reach the top of the 928ft summit, you should wear close-toed shoes and be ready for some loose gravel or mud if it's been raining. The hike is...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Glen Canyon Park Trail

      5.0
      1.76 mi / 394 ft gain
      Glen Canyon Park Trail is a loop most commonly used for running or hiking in the southwestern side of San Francisco, California. Parking for the loop is street parking, so be sure to take any valuables out of the car with you.  Note: There are restrooms available at the Glen Canyon Recreation Ce...
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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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    • San Francisco, California

      Bouldering at Glen Canyon Park

      5.0
      Want to get out of the climbing gym, and do some bouldering in the city? Head to Glen Canyon park! After you park the car, take a short hike on a shade-covered path to the boulders. This climbing spot has history dating back to the 1930s when people first started scaling these boulders. This is a...
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    • San Francisco, California

      Swing at Billy Goat Hill

      3.5
      Billy Goat Hill Park is located in the Glen Park neighborhood of San Francisco. The park has street parking at the top of the park on Beacon Street or at the base of the park on Ladley Street. Getting to the swing is only a short walk up or down the stairs that run through the middle of the park....
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