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

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: 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.


  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.

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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