Point Bonita Lighthouse

EASY 33 reviews

Point Bonita Lighthouse is a 1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sausalito, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until May.

1.0 miles 242 feet Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

beach

views

wild flowers

no dogs

Point Bonita Lighthouse, located at the South Western tip of the Marin headlands, is an active lighthouse with a rich history. The lighthouse was the 3rd lighthouse on the West Coast and was first built in 1855. The short trail from the parking lot offers spectacular views on the Pacific Cliffs.

hiking
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1 month ago

Very easy walk. The views alone are amazing

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hiking
3 months ago

gorgeous views

5 months ago

Lovely paved hike, beautiful views of the bay. Be mindful that the tunnel is only open certain days. Bridge to the lighthouse was closed and it appears it has been for some time.

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6 months ago

just a beautiful hike.

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9 months ago

Amazing

walking
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1 year ago

hiking
1 year ago

cross country skiing
1 year ago

Beautiful views of bridge, black sand(pebble) beach and lighthouse. Light house open 12:30-3:30 also got to see some seal resting.

hiking
1 year ago

I've hiked this trail many times in my lifetime and love every bit of it. I even proposed to my wife right next to the bridge over to the lighthouse. Go early to avoid the crowds because it can get really busy.

1 year ago

The trail offers great views on a nice day and is a quick and easy hike. It's currently only open on the weekends due to renovations, so it can get crowded. Four stars because it's a great place, but contrary to what the site says, dogs are not allowed on the Point Bonita trail.