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Best Trails near San Rafael, California

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on Miwok Fire Trail
19 days ago

hiking

This place sucks! $3 to hike? It's only 3, but really? Poorly planned, poorly maintained.

on Lucas Valley Loop Trail
19 days ago

hiking

Great hike. Go clockwise for shade on the way up. Our only issue was bringing older parents. This trail is really steep so not for the out of shape.

on Back Ranch Meadows Fire T...
25 days ago

Nice clean path and shady

on Terra Linda - Sleepy Holl...
1 month ago

hiking

Great tam views and panoramic at points. At the very top, look for stone art.

on China Camp Trails
1 month ago

trail running

During the week when the park isn't as crowded, this is a fantastic place for trail running. Many trails, nice breezes on hot days, and beautiful views.

on Ridge Fire Trail
1 month ago

hiking

I love the eucalyptus grove on the top of the ridge, just wish the trail was easier to access from terra Linda.

on Miwok Fire Trail
1 month ago

trail running

This is on the shoreline trail in China camp. Great trail for running or hiking and this portion is an easy walk and picnic area good for kids.

on Terra Linda - Sleepy Hollow Ridge T...
1 month ago

hiking

I come here often and it's a good local hiking trail, but some of the paths need clearing and become slippery or rocky.

on China Camp Trails
2 months ago

Hiked this trail last fall and it was a great hike. one thing I realized was this was very popular with mountain bikers and they would come around corners pretty fast. So you have to keep an ear out and listen for oncoming traffic. the riders from behind typically yell out to let you know they're behind you. Great scenic views and photo ops.

on China Camp Trails
4 months ago

mountain biking

Great trail for mountain biking.

on China Camp Trails
4 months ago

It was great experience, we felt like in the movie sound of music;-) we were out of trail way as well as local cows, bunch of cows! On the way back they were chasing us, it was scary by that time but now just funny;-) a lot of horse tours.

on Terra Linda - Sleepy Holl...
6 months ago

trail running

on Terra Linda - Sleepy Holl...
6 months ago

A LOT of dogs of leash. Hummmmmm? A nice hike will probably do it again one day with my on leash little terrier.

on Loma Alta and Big Rock Ri...
6 months ago

hiking

A little more challenging than I thought it was going to be. A good charge up hill.

on McInnis Park - Las Gallinas Wildlif...
7 months ago

Just outside my front door. Nice easy walk along the marshes. Cool birds and in the summer, usually a cool breeze from the bay. One day I want to take a paddle board out on the creek itself. It can get muddy after a rain, and the ground is pretty pocky. So don't twist an ankle.