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“Unbeatable views, great trails” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Marin Headlands

Marin Headlands
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
415-331-1540
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Ranked #1 of 55 Attractions in Marin County
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Walking, Running
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Owner description: Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.
San Francisco, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Unbeatable views, great trails”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

There is so much to see and do here, and all so close to SF. Great views from the Tam Lookout, and this is where mountain biking was invented. Sadly, not much single track, but the railroad grade from mill valley is a classic ride. A couple hours easy pedaling up, and about a half hour down. End up at Joes Taco Lounge in Mill Valley for tacos and beers, and you are living my friend. It does not get any better. Stinson beach on the other side is a great trip, but the water is way cold.

Visited October 2012
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“Incredible views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Marin Headlands provide incredible views of Golden Gate Bridge and the city of San Francisco. There is also a lighthouse with great views. There is a marine animal center where they take care of rescued marine animals that is very interesting.

Visited February 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Marin Woods”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

A really great day out if you want to get out of the city. Depending on the time of day you can escape the crowds by taking some of the higher and longer tracks. The Redwood trees are majestic and well worth makinng the trip for.

Visited August 2013
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Dayton, Indiana, United States
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“Foggy view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Foggy on this day, though we have been to the headlands on crystal blue days, too. This is a must-visit as you enter or leave the city by US101 over the Golden Gate Bridge.

Visited August 2013
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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“Great Vantage Point”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Just loved the views of the GG bridge from the Marin Headlands. There was fog however but we waited for some great moments where the breeze blew the fog away.. It gets really windy and chill here.. Due to the long weekend, couldnt find a spot for the best picture.. tried a number of shots from various points.. A visit to SFO is not complete without visiting Marin headlands..

Visited September 2013
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