Marin County Bike Trails Guide Book

by Phyllis Neumann (Penngrove Publications)
Marin County Bike Trails  by Phyllis Neumann

128pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0962169404

Just across the Golden Gate Bridge, lies fabulous Marin County, an incredible combination of exquisite natural beauty and sophisticated elegance. Marin's rich diversity offers to give you spectacular views, rugged cliffs, natural beaches, well-developed parks, rural farmlands, tiny hidden towns and Mount Tamalpais. A specially designed bike route from Petaluma to the Golden Gate Bridge is also included.

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Trails from the "Marin County Bike Trails" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 22.
... Preview: Angel Island State Park is one of Marin County's favorite places to take a bike. Free from motorized traffic, it offers spectacular panoramic views, vista points and picnic areas. The ride will also ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Tiburon, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 5.25
... Preview: One of the most exciting bicycling thrills has to be riding across the Golden Gate Bridge. The magnificent views of San Francisco to the south, the rugged Marin hills to the north, and San Francisco ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Sausalito, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This ride is an access route for those needing to travel through Marin County as part of a tour or as a way of going from one city to another. It is not intended so much as a pleasure ride, but rathe ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Petaluma, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 44.5
... Preview: Take your family for a picnic at one of the scenic lakes of the Mt. Tamalpais Watershed. Lake Lagunitas is an easy way to begin because it is a relatively small lake with the circumference of only 2 ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Ross, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This ride, although fairly steep in some areas, has some of the most spectacular scenery in Marin County. You climb up rugged cliffs along the Pacific Ocean. Some of the best views of San Francisco ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Sausalito, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 9.5
... Preview: This is an easy, flat ride for the whole family to enjoy. A beautiful, paved bike path that shares the road only with other bicycles, joggers and walkers, takes you from the outskirts of Mill Valley ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Sausalito, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: This ride follows the path of the 10km Mt. Burdell Challenge Run. It takes you to the summit where you will be rewarded with a panorama of San Pablo Bay. From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Novato, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: One of the most popular rides for mountain bikes in Mt. Tamalpais. This road can get quite crowded, especially on weekends. From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Larkspur, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11
... Preview: This is a beautiful and gentle ride up to East Peak, and one of the most popular in the park. The road is a gradual uphill grade with several rest areas and spectacular views of the entire Bay Area. ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Larkspur, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: This ribbon of road, winding around the west side of Mt. Tamalpais, is one of the most photographed pieces of pavement in the world. Despite the constant filming, cyclists may still catch Ridgecrest ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Larkspur, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: A beautiful, peaceful ride with little traffic on smooth country roads with moderate rolling hills. Be sure to take this ride clockwise to avoid strong winds that come up during the day. From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Nicasio, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 22
... Preview: This is an exhilarating ride into the country with a picnic lunch at the Cheese Factory. These are beautiful, smooth paved roads with little traffic. There are afternoon headwinds going out, but nic ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Novato, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 36
... Preview: This very pretty trail takes you through a dense forest that follows a creek. It is the most popular trail in the park and is exceptionally crowded with hikers on the weekends. Because of the conges ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Olema, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: This challenging ride has some incredibly beautiful views in a series of switchbacks climbing to 1,282 feet over 4 miles. There are breathtaking panoramic views of Pt. Reyes, the ocean, meadows, and ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Inverness, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: A lovely scenic tour of the Pt. Reyes Peninsula, ending at the historic Pt. Reyes Lighthouse. The ride is a fairly challenging uphill ride with two significant grades. It should be taken in the morn ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Olema, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 44.5
... Preview: A scenic tour around the San Pedro Peninsula on an excellent paved road with few cars. A good ride to take on a hot summer's day when you can enjoy swimming at McNear's Beach, about the halfway mark. From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
San Rafael, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: Ride along the crest of beautiful Shoreline Highway with some of the most magnificent views of the Pacific coast anywhere. The ride leads you to a serene walk through Muir Woods - a ride you won't so ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Stinson Beach, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 20.5
... Preview: A scenic easy ride through a beautiful valley to a small beach cove. This is one of the most popular rides in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) and is excellent for families with child ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Mill Valley, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: One of the most scenic and popular mountain bike trails in Marin County, the Bolinas Ridge Trail winds 11 miles from Olema to Fairfax - Bolinas Road, meandering over hills and through forests and cow ... From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Olema, CA - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: A flat, easy ride to the town of Tiburon. A more difficult ride around the Peninsula, with some moderate climbs. This ride is one of the most popular in Marin. From the guidebook "Marin County Bike Trails"
Tiburon, CA - Road Biking - Trail Length: 9