Marin Headlands

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  • Address: Marin Headlands, California 94941, USA, San Francisco, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-4153311540
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Park, Wildlife Park, View Point, Hiking Trail, Scenic Drive, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Adventure, Picnic Spot, Nature

The Marin Headlands are located within the Golden Gate National Recreational Area and offer stunning views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge and an opportunity to see some historic military sites. The main SF attractions are Fort Barry, Fort Cronkhite, Hawk Hill, the NIKE Missile site and the 150-year-old Point Bonita lighthouse. The numerous hiking and walking trails bring you close to nature and are a fun way to explore theses coastal hills. The headlands are home to various wildlife species like the Black Tail Deer, Mountain Lions, Bobcats, Rabbits, Hares and several bird species. Begin your tour at the Marin Headlands Visitor Centre located within Fort Barry and make your way around at a leisurely pace, enjoying the sights and sounds. Bring a picnic basket along and find a shaded spot near Point Bonita trailhead or head to the dog friendly Rodeo Beach and just relax. Take a drive along the five-mile road from Golden Gate Bridge to Point Bonita and enjoy the scenic views. The Marin Headlands has much to offer the nature lover in you. Marin Headlands San Francisco tourist attraction added in 3 Day San Francisco Trip Itinerary.

Embrace the nature in the most perfect manner by visiting the Marin Headlands in San Francisco. The lush greenlands is a great place to indulge in several activities like hiking and trek. While Marin Headlands tickets are free of any cost, you can also easily opt for the Marin Headlands tours. The Marin Headlands tour tickets are available at a very affordable price. The Marin Headlands tours are very well guided and is a perfect way to explore the scenic attraction.

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  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that are weather appropriate.
  • Do not litter.
  • Carry sufficient water and stay hydrated.
  • There are no eateries nearby so bring your own food.
  • Restroom facilities are available at the Fort Cronkhite parking lot by Rodeo Beach, and also at the visitor center.

  • Marin Headlands Visitor Centre: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

  • Bus Stop: Bunker Rd & Field Rd

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  • Marin Headlands Address: Marin Headlands, California 94941, USA, San Francisco, United States
  • Marin Headlands Contact Number: +1-4153311540
  • Marin Headlands Timing: 24-hrs
  • Marin Headlands Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Marin Headlands(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Marin Headlands: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 46.07% of people who visit San Francisco include Marin Headlands in their plan

  • 81.69% of people start their Marin Headlands visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Marin Headlands

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

94.83% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Marin Headlands

People normally club together Muir Woods National Monument and Pier 39 while planning their visit to Marin Headlands.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Awesome place to get our and explore the beauty of the bay area. They offer incredible opportunity for hiking, biking and breaking away from the urban noise ans congestion.

  • We tried to bike all the way up to the top. OMG it was TOUGH! if you want a great workout, this is a perfect place ! Great view from the top!!

  • One of the best peninsula’s out there! 5 stars.

  • Great place. Lots of hiking trails. Beach, but usually too cold to get wet. Dog friendly.

  • Weekend and summer traffic is horrible. Ocean, hills, views and the fresh air are why people lives in the area.

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