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Mount Tamalpais State Park
#1 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
We also truly enjoyed the Railway museum barn and the fantastic speech by the park ranger at the top.
There are some hikers each year who get bit by rattlesnakes, so perhaps listen to the sounds of nature instead of your cell phone as you enjoy the beauty of this place.
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Muir Woods National Monument
#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 ...
However, while walking among the redwoods in Muir Woods National Monument is spectacular, the true magic of Muir Woods (and the surrounding Mount Tamalpais State Park) comes to life a bit further from the beaten p...
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Tennessee Valley Trailhead
#3 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
I highly recommend to park in Tam Valley Community Center or somewehere before Tennessee Valley parking lot.
From the car park it is an easy walk down to the beach.
Nike Missile Site SF-88
#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.
Dipsea Trail
#5 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.
Old Mill Park
#6 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
I love this park... the redwood trees are so magnificent... craddling you in their magestic powerful energy flow, with streams of sunlight between the branches casting to the ground.
With the rains the cascading water in the creek gives the park additional serenity, beauty and charm.
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Muir Woods National Monument
#7 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
Beautiful towering trees and nature at its finest.
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...
Muir Beach Muir Beach 5.9 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.
Steep Ravine Environmental Campground
#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.
Marine Mammal Center Sausalito 8.2 km away
#1 of 15 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.
Golden Gate National Recreation Area Marin County, CA 9.0 km away
#6 of 68 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...
Even if you park on Sir Francis Drake, and just walk to the ridge trailhead, you'll get a taste of the amazing natural beauty of this area.
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Stinson Beach Stinson Beach 8.5 km away
#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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Marin Headlands Marin County, CA 10.4 km away
#1 of 68 Nature & Parks in Marin County
This is such an amazing nature drive right outside of San Francisco and gives you the best views for picture taking or just enjoying the amazing overview of the city.
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 8.7 km away
#2 of 15 Nature & Parks in Sausalito
Great view and awesome spot for a hike and appreciation of nature but way too cold unfortunately.
It was easy to park, a 2 minute walk across a lovely bridge and there you are, in one of the nicest beaches I've ever seen.
Multiuse Pathway
#9 of 9 Nature & Parks in Mill Valley
Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve Corte Madera 5.0 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Corte Madera
If you want to make it a little more strenuous, you can park at the bottom of the hill on the Tiburon or Corte Madera side and hike up.
And nature; deer, rabbits, coyotes, turkeys and yellow tail, red tail hawks and ever present turkeyvultures, who sore high in the skies.
San Francisco Bay San Francisco, CA 10.7 km away
#3 of 107 Nature & Parks in San Francisco
I think this is a fascinating place to visit, And I keep returning to Angel Island State Park, also in the Bay, to picnic, sun bathe in nice weather, hike and ascend 788 feet to the summit of Mount Caroline Liverm...
A vast bay hemmed in by hills, full of working boats and pleasure boats, crossed by iconic bridges, with nature reserves, busy ports, ferries, wayside restaurants, and wonderful views throughout.
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Alcatraz Island San Francisco, CA 14.2 km away
#1 of 107 Nature & Parks in San Francisco
Great experience for the whole family Great audio tour of the cell house The island has a nature walk as well which was unexpected The variety of exotic plants was a very pleasant surprise A must for history buffs...
i absolutely loved the self guided tour that we had, simply amazing and lots of learning about the history and the prisoners who were there, loved it and highly recommend to visit this national park when in san fr...
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Green Gulch Farm Muir Beach 4.8 km away
#2 of 3 Nature & Parks in Muir Beach
Now enough of the photographers lure, I was so at peace like many others before me because I was enjoying the beauty, the nature, the calm, the peace and the splendor of it all.
Richardson Bay Audubon Center Tiburon 4.7 km away
#4 of 7 Nature & Parks in Tiburon
For a taste of serene nature without crowds (we were the only visitors on a Monday morning), go to the Richardson Audubon Center. .
China Camp State Park San Rafael 10.6 km away
#1 of 2 Nature & Parks in San Rafael
China Camp State Park has a lot to offer in the way of beautiful views and activities including hiking, road and mountain biking, fishing, camping, kayaking and picnicking.
The rest of the park has great views of San Pablo Bay, the tidal wetlands and, from the hills above, views of San Francisco, San Francisco Bay, Marin and Sonoma in the distance.
Phoenix Lake Ross 6.2 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in Ross
You can park near Ross Elementary school and walk but that’s gonna add 30 minutes one way but it is worth it!
We parked at Ross Commons and walked up Lagunitas Road into the park.
Slide Ranch Muir Beach 5.8 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.
Imagination Park San Anselmo 7.6 km away
#1 of 1 Nature & Parks in San Anselmo
This delightful little park in the heart of Downtown San Anselmo is a welcome respite where one picnic and can allow children to play on the grass, shaded by pretty trees, while keeping a watchful eye on them and...
Located next to the San Anselmo Town Hall, the park was donated to the town by George Lucas, who agreed to tear down an ugly, unused2-story building he owned and donate the land.