Muir Beach to Rodeo Beach

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Muir Beach to Rodeo Beach is a 11.7 mile out and back trail located near Sausalito, California that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
11.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3605 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

surfing

trail running

walking

beach

views

no dogs

A beautiful trek along the Coastal Trail. Enjoy scenic views of the Marin Headlands and the Pacific Ocean. This incredibly beautiful hike, will lead you alongside the bluffs from Muir Beach to Rodeo Beach.

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18 days ago

Beautiful hike!!!! Look carefully for signage. It’s very easy to get off route. Loved the views especially! Will do again!

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1 month ago

Strenuous hike which i did from rodeo to muir beach. Requores to take lot of water as there is nk water available on either beaches. Beautiful scenic view from all over the hike. War era remains near rodeo beach are must see

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Muir Beach Coastal Trail to Pirates Cove

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2 months ago

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

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3 months ago

This trail was awesome. Mostly along the beach for the first half (to Tennessee Valley), but from there the views are inland and the trial is steep! Be prepared to get right on it at the first ascent, as there is no easing into this trail.

The views are totally worth it. And I saw lots of whales!

If you really need the distance I think it's worth it to go all the way to Rodeo beach. If you are just wanted the stunning ocean views, then going to Tennessee Valley should be enough. The climb up and over to Rodeo was the most challenging part of the trail. There are small spots of shade, which I took advantage of, but mostly you are exposed.

The trail is very well maintained and makes for some good easy running.

Arrive early as parking can be difficult at Muir Beach.