SCA, Bobcat and Julian Trail

MODERATE 58 reviews

SCA, Bobcat and Julian Trail is a 8.6 mile loop trail located near Sausalito, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and bird watching.

Distance: 8.6 miles Elevation Gain: 1,528 feet Route Type: Loop

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bird watching

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views

wild flowers

no dogs

A beautiful hike in the Coastal Headlands. This loop has some of the most breathtaking vistas in the state. Bring your camera and plenty of water.

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1 day ago

Great hike. I saw a coyote about 3 miles in going counter clockwise I love this hike one of my favorites.

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2 months ago

Love this trail, good for families

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4 months ago

Great view of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city, but the rest was a pretty boring hike. It’s a good exercise for the weekend and nice if you’re visiting the city.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Overall, the hike is beautiful that has a short climb in the beginning whether you stray as I did by hiking alongside Conzelman Road - or you stay with the trail by crossing Conzelman and pick up the trail across the street. Either way gets you to the same next stage of the hike. When you get past the circle in the road, you’ll pass on the restrooms and hike for about a mile+ with an easy decline. Ultimately this will take you down to a road where you’ll turn left, cross the street and turn in opposite the horse stables. In about quarter mile, you reach a T where you’ll turn left. Shortly after that you’ll hike for about 2+ miles over a steady incline until you get to the last third of the hike and follow the ridge overlooking Sausalito. I hiked a bit further and had lunch sitting on the only bench on the trail overlooking both Sausalito and Angel Island. I hiked in mid-July which is considered summer everywhere else but San Francisco and the Marin Headlands. Throughout my hike, the temp was 50-55ish with lots of fog and wind. Nothwithstanding, I recommend the hike and neighboring trails for the classic Marin Headlands experience. The views are breathtaking to locals and visitors alike!

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

Fun trail, not super difficult, get an early start, when the sun is out it gets pretty hot, there's no shady spots on the trail. I started at 10am and got a little tan. I went counter clockwise, uphill at the beginning, pretty easy inbetween and then uphill again for the finale.

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Definitely not hard! Some short stints of steepness toward the beginning and end but otherwise pretty moderate. Nice views all around but no coverage FYI. Well marked, wide path that you’ll need to share with many mountain bikers on a nice day!

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Sunday, January 07, 2018

Gorgeous views!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Great trail to run!

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Monday, October 02, 2017

Great hike, I actually enlarged the loop a bit going further west.

running
Monday, July 31, 2017

The flowers are blooming!

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Great SF Bay , GG Bridge, SF Downtown, valley views. Well maintained trails, not much shade overall. Strong wind at Costal SCA junction. NOTE: near SW corner of the loop, the connection between Rodeo Valley and Coastal Trail as shown on this map, is not passable. We back tracked to Smith Trail and walked on Bunker Rd eastward to pick up Costal Trail on Bunker Rd.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Great views. First leg is killer but otherwise great hike.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Crazy rain and fog today but beautiful views I'm sure. Steep climbs! Good trail run on the way back down.

hiking
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

This trail has some of the best views of the Bay Area.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

recorded Track - Aug 04, 01:41 PM

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