The Best Hiking in Mill Valley

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

Top hiking spots in and near Mill Valley

  • 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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  • Mill Valley, California

    Homestead Open Space Big Loop

    2.48 mi / 709 ft gain
    Homestead Open Space Big Loop is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Camino Alto Fire Road - Alto Bowl

    2.56 mi / 420 ft gain
    Camino Alto Fire Road - Alto Bowl is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Dipsea Trail and Ben Johnson Loop (from Mill Valley)

    10.15 mi / 2900 ft gain
    Dipsea Trail and Ben Johnson Loop (from Mill Valley) is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Sun, Redwood, Panorama, Lost and Fern Creek Loop

    4.41 mi / 1030 ft gain
    Sun, Redwood, Panorama, Lost and Fern Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Harvey Warne Trail

    0.61 mi / 210 ft gain
    Harvey Warne Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Corte Madera, California.
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  • Corte Madera, California

    Mayor's Lookout via Corte Madera and Blithedale Ridge Forest Roads

    3.49 mi / 502 ft gain
    Mayor's Lookout via Corte Madera and Blithedale Ridge Forest Roads is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Corte Madera, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Mount Tamalpais Summit Loop

    13.6 mi / 3540 ft gain
    Mount Tamalpais Summit Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Larkspur, California

    Blithedale Loop

    3.47 mi / 1027 ft gain
    Blithedale Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Corte Madera, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Redwood Trail

    1.94 mi / 610 ft gain
    Redwood Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Hike or Run Mt. Tam via Temelpa Trail

    4.5
    4 mi / 1200 ft gain
    The Mt. Tam Hill Climb via Temelpa Trail is an iconic, "best-of" climb in the trail running community, drawing some of the world's greatest athletes to experience its breathtaking views and technical downhill. Surprisingly though, outside of locals and the running community, the trail remains lar...
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  • Sausalito, California

    Dias Ridge

    6.09 mi / 968 ft gain
    Dias Ridge is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Sausalito, California.
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  • Larkspur, California

    Huckleberry Trail

    2.5 mi / 1119 ft gain
    Huckleberry Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Larkspur, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Railroad Grade Fire Road

    8.2 mi / 1164 ft gain
    Railroad Grade Fire Road is an out and back trail that takes you past great forest setting located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Canopy, Reedwood, Sun and Dipsea Loop

    4.36 mi / 1138 ft gain
    Canopy, Reedwood, Sun and Dipsea Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Bootjack Trail Loop

    6.29 mi / 1634 ft gain
    Bootjack Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mill Valley, California.
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