We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Marin County Open Space District

Address: Room 415, Civic Center Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone Number: 415-499-6387
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
83%
Ranked #8 of 23 things to do in San Rafael
Type: Other
Activities: Hiking
Attraction details
Type: Other
Activities: Hiking

Hotels near Marin County Open Space District

Write a Review

6 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    4
    1
    0
    0
    1
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
San Rafael, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The fire road winds its way through the hills, offering a challenging hike and one of the best mountain bike outings with a variety of views over San Rafael and the bay.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rio Dell, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The Marin county open space are is wonderful from Mt Tamalpias to the beaches. You can stroll a beach take an extreme hike or ride a horse on all said areas. I personally love the open spaces of Marin county.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lansing
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

I will not under any circumstances visit or promote in any way the MCOSD due to their uneven and draconian refusal to offer open and free access to users. The policies concerning usage are biased and underlined with opposition to activities the powers that be are opposed to. Not Fair use, not for me.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Rafael CA
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We have hiked a huge number of the trails in Marin. It is a main reason we live here. Beauty is pretty much ten minutes away from anyplace in the county, with a huge variety of views and moods

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marin County, California
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Marin county has so many places designated as open space. We live close to 2 trail heads leading to the Boy Scout camp in fairfax. It is a great place for hiking, especially with dogs, that technically should be on leash. Very beautiful and peaceful.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fairfax, California
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

If you like hiking, trail running, biking, or just being in nature in general, Marin open space is the place for you. The County of Marin has done an admirable job of preserving natural space in the face of rampant development in other parts of the Bay Area. It is a refreshing change to have many natural outdoor spaces so... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Marin County Open Space District also viewed

San Rafael, Marin County
 
San Rafael, Marin County
 

Been to Marin County Open Space District? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Marin County Open Space District staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?