North Ridge and Sunset Trail Loop

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North Ridge and Sunset Trail Loop is a 5.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Belvedere-Tiburon, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

5.1 miles 797 feet Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

You will need to take a ferry to get to Angel Island. Once you're there, you will see entire Bay views, eucalyptus groves, beaches, ruins. The hike leads up the main road, then crosses the perimeter road, and keeps going up the mountain. There are many switchbacks, and watch out for poison oak. The hike leads up the north face, wraps around to the south face, giving you great views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate. Turn left at the North Ridge trail near the top of the mountain, this leads to a lookout, where you can see the entire bay. Heading back down, turn onto North Ridge trail, and head down to fire road, and turn right when you get down to the perimeter road. Past the old hospital is a split for quarry beach, and the picnic grounds. Head down to the beach for nice views of Berkeley and Oakland. Hike back up toward the perimeter road, and the direction you came down, but stay on the road, all the way back around to Ayala Cove.

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hiking
7 months ago

Nice hike. A bit foggy at top of Mt Livermore so views were not good. But overall good hike, enjoyed the museums in the island as well

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7 months ago

mellow hike good view

trail running
7 months ago

Nice run and wonderful view on the bay.

hiking
7 months ago

excellent views especially Alcatraz with Hyde st pier and Hyde st topped with fog.

hiking
8 months ago

mountain biking
9 months ago

Good

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9 months ago

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hiking
10 months ago

Absolutely gorgeous trail.

hiking
10 months ago

Easy hike with nice views. Head straight to the trailhead from the ferry to beat the crowds

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trail running
1 year ago