Decking

Boardwalk trail along Redwood Creek through Muir Woods
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

2.03 miles round-trip
From the visitor center, begin this trail through a valley of old-growth coast redwoods. This will be an outing like no other, due to the incredible trees that line this trail. If you need, there are plenty of benches to sit back and look up from. Muir Woods National Monument...
View over Tennessee Valley toward the beach and ocean
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

2.61 miles round-trip
Best used in the downhill, northerly direction into Tennessee Valley . From the junction with the Miwok Trail - Bunker Road to Wolf Ridge, the trail starts fairly level, crossing several wood bridges with nice views over Tennessee Valley out to the Pacific Ocean. Dropping from the ridge, it gets...
View over Green Gulch
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

3.68 miles round-trip
Middle Green Gulch Trail is a 4.1-mile loop trail located near Sausalito, California that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. Horses are also able to use this trail.
Intersection of the Lost Trail and Canopy View Trail
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

1.09 miles round-trip
From the top descending into Muir Woods National Monument , you'll find switchbacks, loose footing, and plenty of roots and branches and rocks to step over. The descent will take you through a fast-changing landscape. You'll be shaded most of the way with pockets of light sneaking in between the...
Lobos Creek Trail boardwalk
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.68 miles round-trip
Before San Francisco became the bustling city we know today, a large part of it was made up of coastal sand dunes. With the development of San Francisco over two centuries, much of the native landscape no longer exists. In 1994, the Presidio's Lobos Creek Valley underwent a major restoration...
Visitors stroll through Muir Woods
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

1.41 miles round-trip
Most hikers utilize this trail to complete the shorter loop through the Muir Woods National Monument . This direction is a gradual climb and connects with the Redwood Creek Trail at the end of the valley. Expect a good amount of traffic going in both directions. The trail is well-maintained...
Bridge over the Crissy Field Marsh
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.32 miles round-trip
This short trail takes visitors on a boardwalk across the Crissy Marsh, an essential feature of Crissy Field 's dramatic, community-powered transformation in 2001. Today, you'll pass through beautifully restored wildlife habitat and have a chance to see several species of waterbirds, including the majestic great egret.
Golden Gate Bridge at sunrise from Kirby Cove
trail

Length

2.25 miles round-trip
The steep, mile-long trail to the cove begins at the parking area above Battery Spencer on Conzelman Road—eye-level with the Golden Gate Bridge 's towers—and descends through a grove of cypress, eucalyptus, and pine.
Rodeo Lagoon view toward Marin Headlands Visitor Center
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

3.18 miles round-trip
Rodeo Lagoon offers habitat for birds, butterflies, and bobcats—as well as miles of backcountry and coastal trails.
Sweeney Ridge
trail

Length

6.70 miles round-trip
A short drive south of San Francisco, Sweeney Ridge Trail offers great views of the coast. The trail is a combination of paved and dirt fire roads, with about 600 feet of elevation gain for a high point of 1,213 feet.