Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County Guide Book

by Don & Kay Martin (Marin Press LLC)
Hiking Marin 141 Great Hikes in Marin County  by Don & Kay Martin

336pp/illus/maps/photos
ISBN: 0961704497

Marin County is an outdoor paradise with over 600 miles of trails. With this book, you'll discover the best creeks and waterfalls, magnificent forests, great wildflowers, spectacular viewpoints, hidden treasures and much more. Marin County has the finest urban park system in the world. From China Camp SP to Point Reyes Nat'l Seashore, from GGNRA and the Marin Headlands to Mt. Burdell, Marin offers a unique variety of hiking opportunities. Hiking Marin is the only complete guidebook describing this amazing area. Here are just a few of the book's many features: 3-D shaded relief maps for each hike; includes Mt. Tam, Samuel P. Taylor, Angel Island, & Tomales Bay State Parks; every hike rated for aesthetics and difficulty; covers 21 County Open Space Lands, including Big Rock Ridge, Loma Alta, and Roy's Redwoods; and multiple suggestions for best hikes.

© 2006 Don and Kay Martin/Marin Press LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County" Guide Book
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... Preview: This hike on the main road around Angel Island visits all the historical areas including the Immigration Station. Great views and picnic sites. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Tiburon, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
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... Preview: These two out-and-back hikes explore the Pine Mountain area south of Fairfax. They offer interesting chaparral and great views. Lots of bicycles likely. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Fairfax, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
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... Preview: This hike passes through beautiful Baltimore Canyon with redwoods and Dawn Falls, then climbs to Blithedale Ridge for great views. Can be flooded during heavy runoff. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Mill Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.3
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... Preview: One hike explores the shoreline in East Fort Baker. The other hike climbs up a ridge to offer a classic view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Some auto traffic along the route. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Sausalito, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
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... Preview: This pleasant hike circles above the campground and picnic area in China Camp visiting small forested ravines. Good views. Heavy bicycle traffic likely weekends. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
San Rafael, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.7
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... Preview: This hike descends the slope of Inverness Ridge offering great views to the west, then enters a lush riparian corridor. Trail can be wet in winter. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
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... Preview: This hike explores the interesting rock formations and tidepools on the beaches south of Limantour. Conditions vary with beach level. Check tide tables before taking this hike. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
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... Preview: This is one of the premier hikes on Point Reyes that includes a riparian corridor, lush forest, breathtaking views and spring flowers. Can be wet. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.2
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... Preview: This hike makes a round trip to the top of Mt. Wittenberg and back. Great views when clear and good wildflowers in May and June. Can be muddy in winter or dusty in fall. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.1
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... Preview: This hike takes the steepest route to the Inverness Ridge and then follows the ridge to the coast. Great views and magnificent forests. Some mud possible on the ridge. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.9
... Preview: This is the best and easiest hike to Inverness Ridge. It provides great views, forest vegetation, good berries and spring wildflowers. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.3
... Preview: This hike has it all! Meadows, forests, creeks, beaches, rolling hills, wildflowers and panoramic views all await the vigorous hiker. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 13
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... Preview: This 3 interpretative trails all have information signs explaining the geology, natural history and Miwok culture. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
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... Preview: This is the most popular hike on Point Reyes. It is an out and back hike so you can turn around anytime. Great views at Arch Rock. Bicycles allowed part way. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Olema, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
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... Preview: This is a pleasant hike that explores woods and chaparral on both sides of the mountain offering great views and good wildflowers. Two short, steep rocky descents. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Mill Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
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... Preview: Bring binoculars and climb up the south-facing slope of Big Rock Ridge to a hilltop offering magnificent views in all directions. Can be windy. Some poison oak. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
San Rafael, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1
... Preview: These two hikes start out in small, lovely Blackstone Canyon. The longer hike climbs to a fire road on Big Rock Ridge offering great views. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
San Rafael, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
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... Preview: Bring binoculars and camera for this roller-coaster hike along Blithedale Ridge offering stunning views of Mt. Tam and Marin. Lots of hills and some bicycles. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Mill Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: The first and third hikes feature birds in a lush riparian corridor. The second hike goes out to a bluff with great views of Palomarin Beach. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Stinson Beach, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.7
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... Preview: This is the best of the three lake hikes. It passes through wooded and open hillsides that provide good wildflowers and great views. Some mud after heavy rains. From the guidebook "Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County"
Fairfax, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1

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