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Marin Headlands

Address: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
Phone Number: 415-331-1540
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Ranked #1 of 64 Attractions in Marin County
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Walking, Running
Owner description: Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Walking, Running
Owner description: Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.

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Niceville, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is a wonderful destination that is an absolute must for any visitor to San Francisco. Make sure to stop and get out and make the short walk to the top of Hawk's Hill (towards the end of the drive). The 360 degree views are wonderful and you can really get a great all around panorama shot with your camera... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A great mix of nature and great view of the golden gate bridge! Although I might suggest there as early as possible roads are steep and there is limited parking

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I visit this place every time I come to the Bay Area. I am glad this piece of Nature was preserved and not developed. Amazing views. Good hiking trails. Love the light house.

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Port Tobacco
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We visited the Marin Headlands on December 8, 2014, largely based on a "Things to Do in San Francisco" search of Trip Advisor. It was top rated, and even though I knew little about it, we took a ride to check it out. What a good experience! There are plenty of things to do and see in the Headlands. By... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a special place to see, specially during sunset. Seeing the bridge and the city with the beautiful colors in the sky is magical!!! I rode a bike uphill and it was quite the ride, but definitely worth it!

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Mill Valley, California
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is just one amazing view after another. The BEST views in all of the SF area are from about a dozen points along the Southern part of this park looking out over the Golden Gate. Don't miss the Lighthouse, Hawk Hill, Nike Missile Site and the Marine Mammal Center near Rodeo Beach!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Hiking, biking, dining or just relaxing at a beach - it seems like marin has everything... Visit Tiburon

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If you don't go see this, you're missing out. Especially the Point Bonita lighthouse. The natural scenery, views of the Golden Gate bridge and vistas from the top of the headlands are awesome.

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Dubai
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Start your day extra early and enjoy the sunrise with other photographers out there. This is the ideal place to watch the Fog makes its way down and have a great view of the Golden gate bridge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

One of the nicest places that you should visit while you are in San Francisco. It has an amazing view of the bridge. You may hike and enjoy your day out by taking lots of photos.

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