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Marin Headlands

#2 of 183 things to do in Marin County Features Animals
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
+1 415-331-1540
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4-Hour Walking Tour of the Sausalito Waterfront and Golden Gate Bridge Overlook
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Coastal Marin Headlands Hike from San Francisco
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Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Marin Headlands is actually a fairly large area, but most folks think of the area along the main road that faces back towards San Francisco. It has breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge given you are right above it. However, the Golden Gate...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to go back to the vista today as I wasn't so pleased with the cloudy weather yesterday. Now that's a sight I don't see very often at all! I couldn't believe how beautiful everything was!

Thank Sk G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the view & the air here. Great place to sit, relax, unwind... I've never spent less than an hour here. I really love this spot!

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best views in the area are worth the trek, take some photo's, then keep going. The views keep coming. Even without the the Golden Gate, Alcatraz, the City, the Pacific and all the distant places there is lots to see. Wild flowers and interesting...More

1  Thank fearlessbiker916
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marin Headlands is FREE and offers spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, the bay, and the Pacific. You can drive up, park, and snap a few shots; or the trails go for a couple miles, if you’d rather a longer hike. We...More

Thank guildencrantz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in San Francisco and wants to take great pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands is the place you want to go! After crossing the Golden Gate Bridge going north the toll plaza, take exit Alexander Av and keep left at...More

2  Thank PaulistanaCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breathtaking view after breathtaking view. Drive around the whole area or get out and walkabout. We had one on crutches so the latter was a bit difficult but we still managed to get around a bit.

Thank adventurefamily05
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

The Marin Headland is a stunning place. What especially endeared it to me, aside from the lovely views of San Francisco Bay, we're the wonderful, stately redwood forests. We rented bikes in SF and cycled across the bridge to see the Marin Headland. It's a...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Nice for a drive or short walk around the area, but this place get's pretty busy during the day. Try some of the side trails.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Beautiful area and we were especially happy that we didn't go to the Headlands during high season as the traffic must be horrendous then. A lot of the roads had barriers along the outer road which we thought was because of landslides. No, we learned...More

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Hi, Just wondering how far you need to leave your vehicle away from the tent area at Kirby Cove campground? Thank you.
May 4, 2017|
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Hi, I spent 2 days in Marin Headlands in December and had a great time. For the second visit, we were double-charged. I wrote 3 times to the given email address attaching the credit card details that showed a double charge on the same night but so far has had no response. Can someone please help? If necessary, I can give the details of the people who checked us in. Hope to get a quick reply soon. Mrs Lee
January 23, 2016|
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Weather forecast for this Thursday through Sunday. Am arriving from Texas... how hot will it be?
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