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Marin Headlands

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
+1 415-331-1540
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Coastal Marin Headlands Hike from San Francisco
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Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.
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Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
+1 415-331-1540
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you make the climb (or park your car) at Marin Headlands, you will be glad that you did. The views are stunning! There is a panoramic view of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is just incredible. Amazing!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used our city pass to catch a bus from Fisherman's Wharf, across the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin Headlands. Someone of the bus suggested we get off the bus at the information centre and walk down to the beach which proved to be a...More

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rodeo Beach-dog friendly, waves, rocks, easy access through tunnel. Love this beach through all seasons. Close to Marine Mammal Center.

Thank Naner5
Reviewed October 22, 2017

I live in Marin but the Headlands are still an accessible landmark for the historic and geologic gateway to the Pacific. Beautiful just to drive but also access to trails with fabulous vistas. Not to be missed if one is visiting San Fran and wants...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We did a quick stop here to have a better photo op of the Golden Gate Bridge. Driving through along the coast, we were struck by the beautiful views of the sea among the rolling hills. It felt like a world away from the city...More

Thank AurorasEnvy
Reviewed September 25, 2017

It's free and has the best views I've seen in a long time. The Golden Gate view is stunning and if you hit it at the right time, so is the sunset from the top of the hill. If you get the chance, definitely go...More

Thank jenhaught
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Not really a bad drive and we were planning to go over that way anyway. On a previous trip we only got to enjoy the bridge and views from the SF side of which are wonderful. Looking back on the bridge and city from high...More

Thank ttmt2
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Visited the headlands and saw the old base, went to the beach, touched the Pacific Ocean, and found great views of the Golden Gate. Great place to visit, but if you want to see the military base be there before 3pm. They offer tours and...More

Thank Cassandra R
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Lovely drive up to the top, interesting WWII bunkers, but the best bit is he drift of fog and the wonderful smells! Do visit the Marine Mammal Centre.

Thank Artisteyes
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Traveling up to the top requires you to drive up via very curvy roads Eventually we came upon a one lane road. Traveling past bunkers from centuries old to the visitors center. Stop by for an overview from a Park Ranger about the Headland's past...More

Thank Jan B
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May 4, 2017|
Response from Driver_316 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry that is a question I cannot answer unfortunateluy. I only go to this place for a day trio.
Betsy W
August 10, 2015|
Response from Driver_316 | Reviewed this property |
Cool. It is usually 60's and foggy. I suggest a light jacket and sweatshirt. Of course shorts might be your thing.