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Address: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
Phone Number: 415-331-1540
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Activities: Hiking, Walking, Running
Description: Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension...
Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.
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Off of 101 at exit 442 only a few feet beyond the Vista Point turnoff at the northern edge of the bridge. Follow the off ramp about 100 yards to Alexander Avenue. Left onto... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Off of 101 at exit 442 only a few feet beyond the Vista Point turnoff at the northern edge of the bridge. Follow the off ramp about 100 yards to Alexander Avenue. Left onto Alexander, curving under the bridge abutments. Turn right onto Conzelman Road about 150 feet after going under the brifge. Take Conzelman - curving up to observation... More 

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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Marin headlands was our last stop after a 4 weeks trip to California and Arizona. And it was great. We stayed at the hostel, visited Sausalito, enjoyed the bay views, hiked in mt. Tamalpais, watched the surfers in rodeo beach and took a guided tour at the marine mammal center (highly recommended)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Drive to the headlands and choose from a number of excellent walks during which you can explore the old military sites, enjoy the nature, get excellent views of the golden gate and check out the light house and or old missile sites. A trip to the excellent visitors centre is a good place to start and most points are accessable... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A very pleasant are, next door to San Francisco, leaving the 'buzzling' city behind you. Green, cliffs, some nice hikes, beautiful views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I can't say how much fun I had biking through here!!! The views are spectacular and breathtaking but soooooo worth it. I will remember this trip for the rest of my life thanks to the amazing pictures I captured.

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San Jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great view of the Golden Gate bridge and surrounding area. Parking available relatively easy. A couple of small hikes.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We went here because coworkers of our 20 year old son recommended. Plenty of historic forts and batteries to see. Easy hiking. Great view of the golden gate bridge from here

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Loved this location. Go early in the morning to look out on some beautiful scenes. It will probably be foggy over the bay and the bridge, but it actually lends itself to a new feeling. Also, there are very few people up at that time-only some hard core bicycle riders! Seriously-they bike up what you are driving up...appreciate! Beautiful way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Hy husband and I are in our late 50's and in reasonable good shape as in we work out at least three times a week. This hike was 3.4 miles and beautiful!! The last bit down to Pirate's Cove was a little rough as it was a few hundred yards of straight down rocks. The return trip was much easier.... More 

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Stopped by on a Friday morning. I just set the GPS to the Marin Headlands Visitor Center and from there I drive around. There was plenty of free parking everywhere. If you like to bike and hike this is a great place. The views are amazing!! There is a lighthouse in the area but it is only open sat-mon. Before... More 

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