Native

Fort Baker
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

1.17 miles round-trip
Hiking this trail is a simple out-and-back with a shaded path for the first portion of the trail. After the second bend, the views towards San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge are eye catching. At the third bend, Fort Baker comes into view.
Fort Baker Chapel
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.31 miles round-trip
At the rear of the newer Cavallo Point buildings at Fort Baker , you'll discover a set of stairs that connect you with the Drown Road Trail. Highlights include sensational views of the Golden Gate, and, of course, the historic post chapel itself (now a picturesque event and wedding venue).
Former Tennessee Valley Native Plant Nursery and adjoining stables
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.66 miles round-trip
This short trail leads to the National Park Service Mounted Patrol Stables and the former Tennessee Valley Native Plant Nursery. This is the halfway point on the way to the Tennessee Valley Beach. There is also a bench where the Chaparral Trail leads off the Tennessee Valley Trail. You'll find...
Ben Johnson Trail
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

2.64 miles round-trip
One can start the hike to the Ben Johnson Trail through Muir Woods National Monument by either the Redwood Creek Trail or the Hillside Trail. The steep climb to the ridge snakes through the redwood forest and up through the fog-line onto the grassland and shrub-scaped top of Mount Tamalpais...
Rendering of the proposed Marincello development in the Marin Headlands
trail

Length

2.90 miles round-trip
Named for an ill-fated residential development called Marincello, this trail tracks along what was supposed to be the main thoroughfare of the failed 1960s-era project. Here both the Pacific and the Bay are visible from the narrow ridgeback. Stay right on the rocky wide road down the short 0.3 mile...
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.
Kite-flying at Fort Baker
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.77 miles round-trip
Tucked almost directly beneath the Golden Gate Bridge , this former army post is on the threshold of the dramatic coastline of the Marin Headlands .
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.
Cyclists power forward along the Miwok Trail
trail
Difficulty: Very Strenuous

Length

15.91 miles round-trip
The long, snaking Miwok Trail winds from a trailhead at Tennessee Valley to a junction with the Redwood Creek Trail near Muir Woods . On this strenuous 10-mile-long path, visitors will enjoy wildflowers, great views, and some breathtaking climbs (both in scenery and in exertion!).
Fawn strikes a pose in the brush
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

2.08 miles round-trip
While on the Fox Trail, breathing heavily as you reach the summit and its gorgeous views, you may notice a doe and her two fawns grazing in the grasslands.