Coastal Trail

Marin Headlands (GGNRA), California

Distance3.3mi
Elevation Gain235ft
Trailhead Elevation583ft
Top760ft
Elevation Min/Max555/760ft
Elevation Start/End583/583ft

Coastal Trail

Coastal Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Marin Headlands (GGNRA). It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 583 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 235 feet. Near the trailhead there are a parking, an information map, restrooms, and parking. Along the trail there is an information guidepost. This trail connects with the following: Sca Trail and Slacker Trail.

Coastal Trail Professional Guides

Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County (Marin Press LLC)
Don & Kay Martin
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"This is one of the best ridge hikes in the Marin Headlands offering great coastal views, many old bunkers and hills of wildflowers. Can be muddy and have bicycles on weekends."
Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County (Marin Press LLC)
Don & Kay Martin
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"This is a great hike that travels up Rodeo Valley, then down Gerbobe Valley. It offers sweeping views and beautiful wildflowers in spring. Heavy bicycle traffic on weekends."

Coastal Trail Trip Reports

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12/27/2009
The Wolf Ridge Trail is closed. We had to back track down the coastal trail.
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Trail Information

Marin Headlands (GGNRA)
Nearby City
Marin Headlands (GGNRA)
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Local Contacts
USGS Point Bonita; Golden Gate National Recreation Area Map; Marin Headlands Map and Guide to Sites, Trails and Wildlife
Local Maps

Trail Log