Coastal Trail

Marin Headlands (GGNRA), California

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Coastal Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Mount Tamalpais Watershed, Muir Beach (GGNRA), Mount Tamalpais State Park, and Marin Headlands (GGNRA). It is 15.1 miles long and begins at 13 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,881 feet. The Pelican Inn restaurant is near the trailhead. There are also a hitching post, a waste basket, picnic sites, drinking water, a shower, and parking. The It's Huge, It's Heavy, It's Historic information board and the McKinnan Gulch Mine (elevation 1,591 feet) quarry can be seen along the trail. There is also a wood along the trail. The trail ends near the Water Fountain drinking water and Cardiac Hill (elevation 1,355 feet).
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Coastal Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Mount Tamalpais Watershed, Muir Beach (GGNRA), Mount Tamalpais State Park, and Marin Headlands (GGNRA). It is 15.1 miles long and begins at 13 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,881 feet. The Pelican Inn restaurant is near the trailhead. There are also a hitching post, a waste basket, picnic sites, drinking water, a shower, and parking. The It's Huge, It's Heavy, It's Historic information board and the McKinnan Gulch Mine (elevation 1,591 feet) quarry can be seen along the trail. There is also a wood along the trail. The trail ends near the Water Fountain drinking water and Cardiac Hill (elevation 1,355 feet). This trail connects with the following: Tennessee Valley Trail and Prirate Cove.
Activity Type: Hiking, Trail Running, Walking
Nearby City: Marin Headlands (GGNRA)
Distance: 15.1
Elevation Gain: 1,881 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 13 feet
Top Elevation: 900 feet
Driving Directions: Directions to Coastal Trail
Parks: Mount Tamalpais Watershed
Elevation Min/Max: 13/900 ft
Elevation Start/End: 13/13 ft
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This hike out of Muir Beach passes through wild and remote coastal hills offering striking views of the ocean. Good wildflowers in spring. Can be muddy in winter.

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May 2018