Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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58 mi 93 km

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50 mi 80 km

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36

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14 Trails
Intermediate Trails
7 Trails
Hard Trails
1 Trails

Golden Gate National Recreation Area chronicles 200 years of history, from Native American culture, Spanish Empire frontier, California Gold Rush, the evolution of American coastal fortifications, and the growth of urban San Francisco. Comprised of 19 separate ecosystems and home to a multitude of different plant and animal species, the varied landscape has hundreds of ways to recreate including horseback riding, ranger-led programs, bicycling, hiking, and running.

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Trails in Golden Gate National Recreation Area - 19

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3.1 mi 5.1 km
#1 Diaz Ridge
Tamalpais Valley, CA
3.1 mi 5.1 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
0.9 mi 1.5 km
#2 Jewell Trail
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
Bad / Closed
Update
Apparently Jewell and Cross Marin are closed for the next couple months - http://patch.com/california/sananselmofairfax/cross
79 days ago
2.4 mi 3.8 km
#3 Middle Green Gulch
Tamalpais Valley, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
Unknown
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3.8 mi 6.1 km
#4 Miwok Trail
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
3.8 mi 6.1 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
1.3 mi 2.2 km
#5 Lowers DH
Pacifica, CA
1.3 mi 2.2 km Pacifica, CA
Unknown
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11.1 mi 17.8 km
#6 Bolinas Ridge
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
11.1 mi 17.8 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
All Clear
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Dry - A few deep ruts. Farm roads.
60 days ago
Sausalito, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Sausalito, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
1.4 mi 2.2 km
#8 Old Springs Trail
Marin City, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Marin City, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
5.5 mi 8.9 km
#9 Cross Marin
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
5.5 mi 8.9 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
All Clear
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Dry - A few deep ruts. Farm roads.
60 days ago
0.5 mi 0.8 km
#10 Old Mori Road
Pacifica, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km Pacifica, CA
Unknown
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Marin City, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km Marin City, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
1.7 mi 2.7 km
#12 Baquiano Trail
Pacifica, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Pacifica, CA
All Clear
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Dry
40 days ago
1.9 mi 3.0 km
#13 McCurdy
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
Bad / Closed
Update
35 days ago
2.9 mi 4.7 km
#14 Bobcat Trail
Marin City, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km Marin City, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
1.5 mi 2.4 km
#15 Marincello Trail
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
1.7 mi 2.7 km
#17 Randall
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
Unknown
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3.1 mi 5.0 km
#18 Coastal Fire Road
Tamalpais Valley, CA
3.1 mi 5.0 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
All Clear
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Dry
78 days ago
Pacifica, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km Pacifica, CA
Unknown
Update

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