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5 Ways to Hike Our Hills This Spring

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5 Ways to Hike Marin County’s Hills

Hiking on Marin’s nature trails is one of the best ways to transform walking into an extraordinary experience. Not only will hiking enable you to see, smell and touch the botanical beauty of Mother Nature, but it’s also an opportunity to take photographs you’ll cherish and want to share. There is no better place to explore the pristine beauty of the Bay Area than Marin County’s nature trails

Marin County has countless adventurous ways to experience the great outdoors. Point Reyes Safari Tours offers an unforgettable experience of seeing andphotographing the amazing wildlife and scenic lands of the park.  If you want to bring your dog along, the Kehoe Beach Trail is one of your best choices.

Marin Outdoor Adventures aims to show tourists the area through a local's eyes. Excursions include hiking, surfing, biking, yoga, outdoor fitness and even massages. What better way to explore your surroundings than with a little heart-pumping exercise?

Point Reyes National Seashore is open year-round and offers more than 150 miles of hiking trails for visitors to explore. The paths here have intriguing names like Earthquake Trail, Chimney Rock and Woodpecker Trail, to name a few. 

If you prefer having your Marin hiking experience more tailored, there are guided TAM Hiking Tours available that can take you through Mt. Tamalpais, Mill Valley and other locations. Guided tours offer many advantages, including historic notes you might otherwise miss. They are also a great way for groups to share a customized hiking experience.

Coastal Walkers introduces visitors and locals alike to the dramatic wild north coast of San Francisco and the Golden Gate. Expertly guided, half-day walking tours are infused with California history and led by local guides along the beautiful unspoiled coast on the City's edge. With three world-class itineraries to choose from, their walking tours will be "the best miles you'll ever enjoy on foot!" 

No matter how you choose to explore your more adventurous side, hiking through Marin County’s nature trails is an experience you won’t want to miss. 


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Whether you’re into lounging on a beach, biking down a mountain, eating amazing food, visiting pristine ranches & farms, or just soaking in the beautiful scenery, Marin County is an absolute paradise. Now you’re able to stay up to date on the latest and greatest attractions, events, promotions, and discounts from around town with the new Visit Marin app. Download the Visit Marin app and you’ll instantly: 

  • Profess your love for the tranquil Marin County.
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  • Find the locations of all your favorite Marin County activities, restaurants, events, and MORE.
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