Muir Beach to Point Bonita Lighthouse

HARD 29 reviews

Muir Beach to Point Bonita Lighthouse is a 14.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Sausalito, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 14.3 miles Elevation Gain: 3,671 feet Route Type: Out & Back






wild flowers


no dogs

A beautiful stretch of pristine California Coastland, this hike leads you along the bluffs of the Marin Headlands. The trail can be steep in sections, but the stunning views make it worthwhile. Start from the Muir Beach parking area and take the coastal trail south.

Great trail. We made it into two climbs per length and didn’t go all the way to the lighthouse. Instead, we found a bench overlooking to water to have lunch. Would definitely doo it again!

4 months ago

Epic hike slong ocean

4 months ago

Dogs are allowed. There were lots of them. Very uphill but great views and coming back is nice and downhill so it’s worth it.

5 months ago

A long hike that crosses several other entrances where big crowds are starting their short hike. Too crowded for my taste. Lots of coastal views though.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Muir Beach's trails are pretty epic. Drone footage that I took:

Monday, February 12, 2018

Beautiful hike with uninterrupted views on the coastline. Be prepared for changing weather (fog, cold winds...). Also, the lighthouse was opened to the public from 12:30, so a 9:30 start from Muir Beach is enough to arrive there just on time.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

beautiful hike, gorgeous views of two beaches and rugged coastline. Great wildflowers in spring

Friday, August 04, 2017

Nice trail. Pretty hard with lots of steep ups and downs.

Friday, March 03, 2017


Sunday, January 15, 2017

Beautiful coastal scenery. Love that it's dog friendly.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Very noce scenery. On Rodeo beach you experience the californian coast to the fullest. The lighthouse gives you amazing views of the ocean pounding the coastline. Easy hike

Monday, July 14, 2014

Perfect hike. Surf, lighthouse, wildflowers, visitor center.

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