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Dias Ridge is a 5.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sausalito, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Length 5.7 mi Elevation gain 1,108 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Horseback riding

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Running

Beach

Forest

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

No dogs

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Singletrack that offers expansive views of West Marin and San Francisco. You can either start the trail near Four Corners in Mill Valley along Panoramic Highway and descend to Muir Woods or vice versa. Note: This trail has been converted from a fireroad to a singletrack. It is a great single track that sees a lot of mixed usage. Mostly mountain bikers, some hikers, and a few horse riders as well since the trail ends at a horse stable in Muir Beach. Nothing but smiles and people enjoying the beautiful scenery. Descending from Four Corners, it begins as a smooth single track and slowly becomes slightly more rocky. Towards the end of the trail, there are many tight switch-backs, water bars (read: pay attention if you're on a bike). Muir Beach is also a short .5 from there and the Zen Gardens are right around the corner. Miwok Trail, Middle Green Gulch, and the Coastal Trail are all easily found from this trail.

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Carol Nicole
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Hiking

Hiked on a Sunday June morning. There was plenty of parking right in front of the trailhead along the Panoramic Highway. If you're open to a bit longer of a hike, I suggest hanging right on your way down to take Miwok Trail to the Redwood Creek Trail (more coverage from large foliage), continuing to Muir Beach (ideal for a midpoint bathroom and snack break!) and then coming all the way back up Dias Ridge (the views!). There were many mountain bikers so make sure you're aware of your surroundings so you can let them pass.

Melissa-Victoria Frayer
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Running

Run this trail a couple times a week out and back - great views, nice variety and one of the easier climbs in the headlands (in my opinion it is less steep than a lot of others) coming out of Muir Beach on your way back. On the weekends gets a lot of mountain bikers

Miriam Wyatt
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Hiking

Great trail. We did homestead fire road in addition to the días ridge trail.

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Liz Chapman
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Hiking

Hike to Muir beach

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Izzy Lafountain
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I did this Jan 26th so it was a little muddy and foggy but overall a beautiful hike but parking is hard to find

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Karol Art
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Jay K.
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Mike Wasden
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Hiking

We've driven past this trailhead for years and never stopped to check it out, until 2 weeks ago. Glorious Fall day with clear skies, not very hot, perfect for hiking! Made it almost all the way to Muir Beach before we decided to head back and get lunch in Mill Valley. Saw a garter snake sunning on the trail, always a plus to get some wildlife viewing!

Brad Rose
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Great hike along the ridge overlooking wood groves. Option to continue to Muir beach at the end, easy parking on panoramic highway

Melissa Vink
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Hiking

Great hike. Beautiful scenery. Unfortunately, we missed the sign to take the complete Dias Ridge trail and ended on a road. We only missed a half mile of the 6.1 distance, and did not see the water due to fog. We met some seasoned hikers to the area and they gave us several alternatives to try next time. We enjoyed the beautiful wild flowers and cool climate. THERE IS POISON OAK! We are treating with Technu and hoping for the best. I will be back to see this entire path another time for sure.

Monty Davis
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Hiking

Nice relatively easy hike down to the beach

Cecilia Boehm
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George Zimmerman
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Maddie S.
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Daniel Perez
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Jordan Krone
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Cornelio Maldonado
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Antonio Maldonado
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Peter Haralabopoulos
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Leigh Mercer
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Casey Bertenthal
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George Zimmerman
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Andrew Ling
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Juliana Nunes
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Andy R
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Yang Cao
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James van Kriedt
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Eric Robinson
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Kunal Patel
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Hannah Koch
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