Top Spots

Gold Hill Grade to Nike Missile Site

San Rafael, California

4.37 mi / 988 ft gain

Red Hill Trail

San Anselmo, California

1.3 mi / 387 ft gain

Sorich/Tomahawk Trail to Sorich Park Trail Loop

San Anselmo, California

2.15 mi / 479 ft gain

Tucker Trail, Eldridge Grade Fire Road and Shaver Grade Road Loop

Marin County, California

4.78 mi / 1168 ft gain

Phoenix Lake Loop

Ross, California

2.85 mi / 518 ft gain

Mount Baldy from Phoenix Lake

Ross, California

3.93 mi / 1083 ft gain

Lagunitas, Madrone, and Shaver Grade Trail Loop

Ross, California

7.17 mi / 1604 ft gain

Phoenix Lake and Yolanda Trail Loop

Ross, California

4.68 mi / 823 ft gain

Yolanda, Hidden Meadow, and Shaver Grade Loop

Ross, California

3.73 mi / 643 ft gain

Places to stay

Stinson Beach, California

3-Cottage Beach Retreat w/ Hot Tub

From $857 / night

Bolinas, California

200’ to Beach! Waterfront Hideaway w/ Ocean Views

From $271 / night

Sausalito, California

Bicentennial Campground

From $20 / night

San Francisco, California

Aquatic Park Cove San Francisco Maritime Nhp

From $10 / night

Point Reyes Station, California

The Quail's Nest Retreat

From $230 / night

Petaluma, California

Quiet Wine Country Stay | Private Fenced Yard

From $183 / night

Guides and stories

A Sunrise Hike on Mt. Tamalpais

Kevin Tangney

Your Guide to Visiting Muir Woods

The Outbound Collective

Living’s Easy on a Sausalito Houseboat

Natalie F

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

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