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Best trails in Greenbrae

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Looking for a great trail near Greenbrae, California? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount Tamalpais State Park or San Bruno Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like McNee Ranch or San Pedro Valley County Park. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Greenbrae ranging from 3.1 to 7.9 miles and from 492 to 2,355 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Greenbrae
Top trails (14)
#1 - Bon Tempe Lake Loop
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Bon Tempe Lake provides a wide variety of activities. The north side offers an open area, while the other sides offers trails that travel through wooded areas. The dam has a great view of both Bon Tempe Lake and Alpine lake as well as the surrounding mountains including Mt. Tam.Show more
#2 - East Peak to West Point
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
#3 - Lake Lagunitas, Bon Tempe and Alpine Lakes, Cataract Falls to Mount Tam Loop
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 15.1 mi • Est. 8 h 13 m
As of May 2020, the parking lot is closed to vehicles. This loop passes through the following routes: Tucker Cutoff, Tucker Trail, Eldridge Grade Fire Road, Lakeview Fire Road, Rock Springs Lagunitas Road, Shady Side Trail, Kent Fire Road, Kent Trail, Helen Markt Trail, Cataract Trail, Mickey O'Brien Trail, Simmons Fire Road, Laurel Dell Fire Road, Northside Trail, International Trail, Lakeview Trail, Verna Dunshee Trail and Indian Fire Road. Show more
#4 - Pilot Knob
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 54 m
#5 - Southern Marin Line and Hoo-Koo-E-Koo Loop
Baltimore Canyon Open Space Preserve
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
Note: Users report that the road to this trailhead is difficult to navigate. It is suggested to drive to Evergreen Drive (37.94145, -122.56345) then hike over to the trailhead.Show more
#6 - Pilot Knob Hill Loop
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 50 m
#7 - Tucker Trail
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 3 m
#8 - Kent Woodlands to Mount Tamalpais East Peak
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
#9 - Eldridge Grade
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 5 h 50 m
#10 - Cataract, Helen Market, Kent and High Marsh Trail Loop
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 54 m
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