Trip Planner:   USA  /  California  /  Marin County  /  Marin Headlands

Marin Headlands, Marin County

4.9
#1 of 21 in Wildlife in Marin County
The hilly Marin Headlands offer beaches, hiking trails, historical sites, and superb views of the Bay Area. Begin your trip at the visitor center to learn more about the peninsula's history and nature, and pick up hiking maps. Move on to some of the beaches; dog-friendly Rodeo Beach is an ideal choice if you have canine companion in tow. A number of historical military settlements and fortifications are located here, including the Nike Missile Site SF-88-L, which is open to provide insight into Cold War military strategy. Bring snacks and water with you, as there are no food outlets. Battery Wallace is an especially scenic picnic spot with tables and grills. Marin Headlands is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
Create an itinerary including Marin Headlands
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours To Marin Headlands
Marin Headlands Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
1,887 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I have lived in the Bay Area for almost 16 years now and I have been to the Marin headlands area too many times to count and the views there still take my breath away! I have met people from all over....  more »
  • I live in Napa County, and commute regularly to the East Bay. But when my longtime friend came down from Washington to see me, she wanted to see this area where she had never been. Our spontaneous...  more »
Places to stay near Marin Headlands

Plan your trip to Sausalito

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Sausalito

View all ›
4.7
Duration:2​h
4.8
Duration:30​min
4.4
Duration:2​h
4.6
Duration:1​h 30​min

Side trips from Sausalito

4.7
Duration:8​h
4.6
Duration:8​h
4.7
Duration:2​h 30​min
4.7
Duration:4​h

Hidden gems in Sausalito

4.7
Duration:2​h
4.5
Duration:2​h
4.4
Duration:2​h
4.8
Duration:1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Sausalito

5.0
Duration:4​h
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration:1​h 30​min

Museums in Sausalito

4.5
Duration:30​min
4.2
Duration:30​min
2.8
Duration:2​h

Kid-friendly things to do in Sausalito

4.5
Duration:2​h 30​min