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Tennessee Valley Trailhead

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Address: 591 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA
Phone Number: 415 331-1540
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Too many people!

This used to be one of my favorite hikes, but now it is over-run with bikers and runners. Well, the runners are OK. The trailhead, of course, is not much, but the trails to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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San Anselmo
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This used to be one of my favorite hikes, but now it is over-run with bikers and runners. Well, the runners are OK. The trailhead, of course, is not much, but the trails to the beach, and up the hillsides to the north and south are truly special. I only do the hillsides now. Great place to see bobcats on... More 

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sf
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Easy hike through the Marin headland to a sweet beach! Very Northern CA! It took us about 35 minutes to get to the beach, strolling. All sort of people using the trail: walking, jogging, families with kids.

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Woodinville, WA
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128 reviews 128 reviews
30 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Well marked trail that was easy to hike and had a gradual incline to top with a view looking toward San Francisco. Easy parking along road next to trailhead.

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Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

It stopped working, & taking pictures after 4 hours of errands, and I headed up the road to Tennessee Valley, a short drive from San Francisco, really 20-30 minutes, to walk along a main trail through rolling hills to the Pacific. 1.8 miles to a tiny beach and the ocean focused through the high over arching hills, purely a religious... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Beautiful setting though parking can be a problem the later in the day you go. But oh my the choices. Gradual walk down to the beach and the ocean. On occasion you may see a bob cat as well as deer. Many options that can be very strenuous and short to very long hikes. We particularly like to walk up... More 

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San Rafael, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A nice easy walk for out of town visitors. The trails are well marked and there are optional harder trails that take off from there. Parking is an issue, but nonetheless it worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This was an easy walk from the parking lot to a sandy beach with some awesome cliffs. many trails branched off the road to get you into the hills and some great views. Lots of birds and wildflowers. We saw a deer grazing in the hills.

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Tiburon, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
20 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a fun walk for the parking lot all the way to the sea. Easy hills with slow ascents and descents. In the spring you will enjoy many wild colors

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Seattle
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This is a Gorgeous Hike. Not too hard but leads to a beautiful hidden beach with great views. I can't wait to go back.

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San Rafael, California
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272 reviews 272 reviews
92 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Nice trip out to the famous Tennessee Valley cove on the Pacific. Watch for wild flowers and bobcats sunning themselves.

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