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#1 of 4 Nature & Parks in Stinson Beach
The road drives along the top of a mountain that surrounds and winds around the incredibly awe inspiring Muir Woods National Park.
We went to Pad something Ranger Station to park and then hiked a little less than 3 miles from the parking spot down to the beach, you can catch a bus between the two spots, but it is best to have your car close t...
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Mount Tamalpais State Park Mill Valley 5.8 km away
#1 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
We weren't really able to explore the hiking options at Mount Tamalpais State Park, but I'm sure the vistas are spectacular.
Parking will be crowded, but get a half mile from any parking lot and you have entered a different world where hikers, bikers , runners walkers all are out enjoying nature.
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Dipsea Trail Mill Valley 1.9 km away
#6 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
The trial meanders up the coastal mountains, through majestic Muir Woods (actually kind of skirts the outer Park boundary) and then down to Stinson beach.
Wonderful trail for all your nature needs.
Muir Woods National Monument Mill Valley 6.0 km away
#2 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
... and voices seem to melt away and you are left in this stunning oasis with these gorgeous giants of nature, you feel very humbled and proud to be there, we did one of the suggested trails, very easy and really ...
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this national park is a fabulous oasis, with a good mix of walking tracks, well designed pathways, and plenty of places just to sit and admire the fruits of labour and...
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Muir Beach Muir Beach 7.2 km away
#1 of 3 Nature & Parks in Muir Beach
Park in free lot and short easy walk to beach take bridge walkway with informative signs of wild life in area to look for.
Quick walk along a boardwalk from parking lot-through nature preserve to beach.
#2 of 4 Nature & Parks in Stinson Beach
This is a great place to get close to nature -- to see birds and other small animals in their natural habitats, and to enjoy the sounds of nature unimpeded by our busy daily lives.
#3 of 4 Nature & Parks in Stinson Beach
This is a great place to get close to nature -- to see birds and other small animals in their natural habitats, and to enjoy the sounds of nature unimpeded by our busy daily lives.
#4 of 4 Nature & Parks in Stinson Beach
Bolinas Beach Bolinas 3.9 km away
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Bolinas
It's always great to see nature up close, but not always.
Tennessee Valley Trailhead Mill Valley 10.5 km away
#3 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
From the car park it is an easy walk down to the beach.
We are in nature!
Muir Woods National Monument Mill Valley 6.3 km away
#7 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
As John Muir said to William Kent, the man who bought the land to protect one of the last uncut stands of redwoods in 1905 before it became a state park: "This is the best tree lover's monument that could possibly...
We’re big fans of big trees: Redwoods, Sequoia and Olympic National Parks.
Bolinas Lagoon Bolinas 5.3 km away
#3 of 3 Nature & Parks in Bolinas
There is also the Audubon Canyon nature reserve.
Slide Ranch Muir Beach 5.1 km away
#3 of 3 Nature & Parks in Muir Beach
With “Planting Kids in Nature” as their decades long mantra, they now plant adults in nature with a great event space and a fabulous team of dedicated environmental stewards who will help you create an event that...
Since Slide Ranch is inside Golden Gate National Park, one person said, "It's your park.
Marine Mammal Center Sausalito 11.9 km away
#1 of 9 Nature & Parks in Sausalito
The center is a place where everyone in the area that has an interest in animal nature should visit and be prepared to be very impressed.
Don't turn up expecting a theme park or a zoo.
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Marin Headlands Marin County, CA 13.4 km away
#1 of 62 Nature & Parks in Marin County
Drive to the headlands and choose from a number of excellent walks during which you can explore the old military sites, enjoy the nature, get excellent views of the golden gate and check out the light house and or...
A special thank you to Julia C. one of the National Park Service Rangers who spent time educating us about the Marin Headlands and the site we were visiting.
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Rodeo Beach Sausalito 11.8 km away
#2 of 9 Nature & Parks in Sausalito
Great view and awesome spot for a hike and appreciation of nature but way too cold unfortunately.
You can also park at the parking lot at the North end and walk up the hill and do a loop up that gives you an incredible view of the city.
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Steep Ravine Environmental Campground Mill Valley 7.5 km away
#8 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
We had a reservation for one of the two sites at Julia Pfeiffer Burns, but the park was closed and inaccessible due to all the rains.
... I prevented the demolition of these historic cabins in 1973; then working with my friend, then Assemblyman Michael Wornum, secured the funds for State Parks to restore them and build the septic system.
Golden Gate National Recreation Area Marin County, CA 13.9 km away
#7 of 62 Nature & Parks in Marin County
It includes sites such as The Presidio, the Maritime National Historic Park complete with ships that you can board and tour, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Marin Headlands on the other side of the Golden Gate Bri...
Head north on a weekday during the winter and you will miss the summer crowds and find a serene beautiful park area where you can hike without running into others.
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Green Gulch Farm Muir Beach 7.6 km away
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Muir Beach
Nike Missile Site SF-88 Mill Valley 12.7 km away
#4 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
The site is set in the Golden Gate National recreation area and is run by volunteers and park rangers so it is only open for limited days and hours.
If you are lucky like we were, there will be a veteran there to enhance the experience of the excellent National Park guide.