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Ranked #1 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; State Parks; Nature and Parks
Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.
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Ranked #2 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Forests; National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Muir Woods has a rich and varied history, from its use by the Coast Miwok people, to its early days of tourism and the Mount... more » Owner description: Muir Woods has a rich and varied history, from its use by the Coast Miwok people, to its early days of tourism and the Mount Tamalpais Mill Valley Scenic Railway, to an era of conservation, to modern preservation. In each era, the forest has been affected by the actions of humans, for better or for worse.Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, this coastal redwood preserve features majestic redwoods and scenic hiking trails that draw more than 1.5 million visitors each year. « less
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Ranked #3 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: National Parks; State Parks; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the nation's largest national park in an urban area, encompasses nearly 81,000 acres.... more » Owner description: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the nation's largest national park in an urban area, encompasses nearly 81,000 acres. Spanning Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties, Golden Gate National Recreation Area also includes areas such as Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, Presidio of San Francisco, and the Marin Headlands. « less
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Ranked #4 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Mountains; National Parks; State Parks; Nature and Parks
Beautiful state park north of San Francisco.
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Ranked #5 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Owner description: Point Bonita today is part of the largest urban national park in the United States, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.... more » Owner description: Point Bonita today is part of the largest urban national park in the United States, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. A secret jewel of the Bay Area, Point Bonita is still an active lighthouse. The U.S. Coast Guard maintains the lighthouse and the National Park Service provides access to visitors. Point Bonita Lighthouse is reached by a half mile trail that is very steep in parts. Discover Point Bonita's wild landscape, geology and fascinating history. The tunnel halfway to the lighthouse is open only during visiting hours: Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. « less
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Ranked #6 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Other
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Ranked #7 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #8 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Military Bases/ Facilities; National Parks
Restored Nike missile launch site located in the de-classified Fort Barry in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
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Ranked #9 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Golden Gate Ferry (Larkspur)
Ranked #10 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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Ranked #11 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Educational Sites; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Specialty Museums
The largest of six centers that rescue and rehabilitate seals and sea lions found along the California coast.
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Ranked #12 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #13 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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Ranked #14 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Civic Centers; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Children's Museums; Science Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, the nationally recognized Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind... more » Owner description: Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, the nationally recognized Bay Area Discovery Museum is a one-of-a-kind indoor/outdoor family museum that offers a full range of activities for children ages 8 and younger. The Museum's unique programs feature hands-on art and science exhibits, performances, workshops, and cultural festivals -- all with a focus on fun. « less
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Ranked #16 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks

China Camp State Park is one of Marin's secrets.  Beautiful marshlands, excellent biking and hiking trails and surreal natural feel, along with no crowds, makes this park a... more »

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Ranked #17 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Architectural Buildings; Specialty Museums
The world's largest working model of San Francisco Bay.
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Ranked #18 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #19 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Rodeo Beach (Sausalito)
Ranked #20 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #21 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Parks; Beaches
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Muir Beach Overlook (Mill Valley)
Ranked #22 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #23 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Marin Center (San Rafael)
Ranked #24 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Museums
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Old Mill Park (Mill Valley)
Ranked #25 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Historic Sites; Parks
Restored, historic sawmill turned park, site of annual Mill Valley Arts Fest.
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Ranked #26 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #27 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Museums
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Ranked #28 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 64 attractions in Marin County
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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