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Best trails in Mill Valley

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Looking for a great trail near Mill Valley, California? AllTrails has 110 great hiking trails, trail 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 San Bruno Mountain 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 70 moderate trails in Mill Valley ranging from 1.4 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 - Muir Woods Trail
Muir Woods National Monument
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 59 m
Muir Woods Trail is a 2.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Mill Valley, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and naShow more
#2 - 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
#3 - 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
Enjoy the beautiful Cataract Falls as it drains into the Alpine Lake, Manzinta groves, Redwoods, and Chaparral biomes offer a plethora of natural habits to relax and enjoy the soothing sights and sounShow more
#4 - 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
#5 - Bootjack Trail Loop
Muir Woods National Monument
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 19 m
NOTE: As of June 2020, parking reservations are required when visiting Muir Woods. Please make your reservation here - www.gomuirwoods.com Admire the breathtaking Redwood (Sempervirens) Trees as you Show more
#6 - Pirate's Cove
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h
Pirate's Cove is a 3.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Mill Valley, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#7 - 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
#8 - Tennessee Valley Golden Gate Loop Trail
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Take the Tennessee Valley trail all the way to Muir Beach. After a stroll through the headland valleys, nothing is better than dipping your toes into the cool Pacific. Show more
#9 - Ben Johnson to Dipsea Trail Loop
Muir Woods National Monument
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 14 m
Please note: Deer Park Fire Road AND Dipsea Trail are CLOSED due to construction between Muir Woods Road and Ben Johnson Trail. Please use alternative routes. If passing through Muir Woods Visitor CeShow more
#10 - 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
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