Point Reyes coastline

Image of Point Reyes courtesy of National Park Service

Best Marin County Parks

Having beautiful weather year-round allows for plenty of opportunity to get outside and enjoy all the San Rafael area has to offer. If you’ve been itching to explore the great outdoors in Marin County but weren’t sure where to start, start here! Mercedes-Benz of Marin has chosen a few of our favorite venues and Marin County parks, many only a short drive from San Francisco and all guaranteed to make your day a little brighter.

Marin Headlands

Breathtaking views of the city, the bay and, of course, the Bay Bridge. Enjoy the scenery at the Marin Headlands, take a hike, or capture some print-worthy photos of your own!

Location: Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Mount Tamalpais National Park

Winding roads lead to deep woods that open up to vistas of the Pacific unlike any other along the California coast. Whether your passion is hiking, biking, or photography, Mount Tamalpais National Park should be on your list.

Location: 801 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, CA

Muir Woods National Monument

Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods is now a protected redwood preserve, featuring groves of mighty sequoia, scenic hiking trails, and centuries of history to explore.

Location: 1 Muir Woods Road, Mill Valley, CA

Point Reyes Hiking Trails

Point Reyes boasts a variety of both mild and challenging terrain choices and trails that’ll take you from the wilderness to the cliffs and down to the beaches — all just a quick drive from Novato.

Location: Point Reyes National Seashore

Tule Elk Preserve

Longing to catch a glimpse of wild elk while you walk? There is no better place than the Tule Elk Preserve. The resident herd isn’t shy about grazing while you watch, giving visitors a once-in-a-lifetime experience that’s hard to replicate.

Location: 12320 Shoreline Highway, Tomales Bay Trailhead, Point Reyes National Seashore, CA

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