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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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  • Very good16%
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“rodeo beach” (66 reviews)
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
+1 415-331-1540
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I think you should give it at least two days. We stayed at the hostel (first time in a hostel for me, and so there's that whole experience...) during our N/S bicycle tour of California. Sure, it's a bit of a trip off the beaten...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husbands and sons and I had a delightful drive up to the top and enjoyed the stunning views. Having a clear day is essential to have the view.

Thank jenk701
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have you ever seen those car commercials where they are driving on a cliff near the Golden Gate Bridge? THAT's this place. You can view the cliffs looking at the bridge, or go to the end of the road and enjoy the protected beach. I...More

Thank chuttipen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you’re biking or hiking, or just taking a drive, the marin headlands is one of the most spectacular excursions in all of Marin!

Thank LisaLevine
Reviewed December 4, 2017

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 November 10, 2017

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

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 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
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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.