Miwok Trail - Rodeo Beach - Point Bonita
7.6 miles     1000 ft
9 May 2010
Summary

A fantastic route through green rolling hills and beaches with great ocean views.

Location: Marin Headlands

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails.

Route

Route: Lagoon Trail → Miwok Trail → Wolf Ridge Trail → Coastal Trail to Rodeo Beach. Cross over to the other side of the beach. Then hike along an unnamed trail to reach a paved road close to YWCA and Battery Mendell. Make a trip to Point Bonita, then return along the road to Visitor Center parking lot. There is a short (~ 0.5 mile) trail to the left of Battery Mendell that's worthy of exploration.

Notes:

  1. In May 2010, the tunnel to Point Bonita Lighthouse was open only on Sat, Sun and Mon from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. Please check hours of operation so that you may time your hike appropriately.Point Bonita Lighthouse brochure.
  2. This hike may also be started at Rodeo Beach parking lot.
Trailhead

Location: (Marin Headlands Visitor Center) 948 Fort Barry, Sausalito, CA . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: May 2010)

Capacity: About 25 cars.

Latitude: 37.830612     Longitude: -122.524745

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