Best trails in Mill Valley

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Looking for a great trail near Mill Valley, California? AllTrails has 110 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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 Angel Island State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like McNee Ranch or Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 71 moderate trails in Mill Valley ranging from 0.6 to 23 miles and from 9 to 2,572 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 Mill Valley
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#1 - Dipsea Trail
Muir Woods National Monument
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 5 h 38 m
If passing through Muir Woods Visitor Center, entrance fees will apply. The Dipsea Trail (or the Ben Johnson Trail) through Muir Woods National Monument to Stinson Beach is an amazing trail through Show more
#2 - Cataract Falls and Potrero Meadows Loop (Cataract, Helen Market, Kent, Benstein Trails)
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 37 m
NOTE: As of May 2020, parking lot to the trailhead is closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Please check the park website for more information. Enjoy the beautiful Catact Falls as it drains into the AlpiShow more
#3 - Dipsea Trail to Steep Ravine Trail Loop from Pantoll
Mount Tamalpais State Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 5 m
Note: $8 Parking Fee to park in the lot This hike includes great views of the Bay Area, Marin Headlands, the Golden Gate, Potato Patch, and down the San Mateo Coastline. As the walk progresses the trShow more
#4 - Tennessee Valley Golden Gate Loop Trail
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
NOTE: It has been reported that the road to the trailhead is currently closed due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information. Take the Tennessee Valley trail all the way toShow more
#5 - Rodeo Valley Trail To Miwok Trail Loop Via Coastal Trail
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
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Length: 11.3 mi • Est. 5 h 50 m
Rodeo Valley Trail To Miwok Trail Loop Via Coastal Trail is a 11.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Mill Valley, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficulShow more
#6 - Cataract Falls and Alpine Lake via Simmons Trail
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
The watershed remains open to the public, with some restrictions, for recreational use daily from sunrise to sunset. The recent county health order prohibits vehicles and parking at the watershed, witShow more
#7 - Mount Tamalpais: Middle Peak Loop Trail
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
This stunning hike will grant you with incredible views. Be prepared for some steep climbs. Make sure you have proper footwear, and bring along a camera to capture the stunning vistas. There is an $8Show more
#8 - Mountain Home Inn to Mount Tam East Peak
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
Hike up to the summit of East peak for stunning 360 views of the Bay Area and the Ocean. Start from the Mountain Home Inn and go up the Gravity Car Fire Rd. to the Old Railroad Grade, then take the FShow more
#9 - Verna Dunshee Trail and Plank Trail at Mount Tam East Peak
Mount Tamalpais State Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 41 m
It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#10 - Mount Tamalpais South Side Ramble Trail
Mount Tamalpais Watershed
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
Please note that the parking lot for this trail is closed due to COVID 19. A pleasant loop that explores trails away from the crowds found at Muir Woods and the summit hikes. This loop offers stunninShow more
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