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Tennessee Valley Trailhead

591 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3627
+1 415-331-1540
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Sweet and easy trail

I like this trail out to the beach. Though it's long, it's not overly long and it's a pretty easy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Francisco, California
Charming/enchanting trail/hike to the ocean:

We were blown away the first time we did this 2mile hike to ocean! After the first time, we were... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
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  • Average2%
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“easy hike” (10 reviews)
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591 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3627
+1 415-331-1540
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like this trail out to the beach. Though it's long, it's not overly long and it's a pretty easy trek out there. Take a picnic and make a day of it!

Thank eve624
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were blown away the first time we did this 2mile hike to ocean! After the first time, we were hooked & made this hike whenever possible over the past ~17yrs..At the trailhead (or beginning) there is ample parking and porta-potties...The hike is ~2mi to...More

Thank IBM-XO
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Tennessee Valley Trailhead is the gateway to a lovely, gentle, and very picturesque walk to the ocean and a great beach, with a hidden cove. You can also use this trailhead to access trails up to the top of the ridge and walk all the...More

Thank bergerjudy
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We hiked this trail over Memorial Day weekend 2017. It did not disappoint. It was a good walk for us (about 1.7 miles to the beach from the parking lot), mostly flat although there was a slight rise or two to deal with. At the...More

1  Thank JefffromSA
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The best part of this hike was the breathtaking views of the sea once you reach Tennessee Beach. The hike up to it is relatively easy with amazing lush hills surrounding you. Once you reach the beach, take the stair trail up on the right...More

1  Thank gabiblanchette
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My first time there I was walking with a friend, talking, commenting on the beauty and whom should be walking alongside us but Bill Graham, the rock 'n roll impresario from the Summer of Love, etc., and while we didn't talk, as it was his...More

2  Thank FreshTomatoes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Used to be a well hidden secret with few to no houses along the path and you almost had to bushwhacked your way but that was in the 60's. Now a well trodden walk way to the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Not to...More

Thank KathieVee
Reviewed 30 March 2017

which is ok. More trails, more trail signs. The main trail to the lagoon is very easy and quite beautiful. A lesser Marin attraction but one not to be missed.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

As a local trail runner, I have undying respect for the paths that weave in and out of the Tennessee Valley Trailhead. But the reason I keep coming back is the plentiful parking. Even on a busy weekend, you are likely to find parking. It's...More

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This channel from valley to Ocean is a small walk through the local grasses, serpentinite and marshes you will never forget....

2  Thank r0adwarri0rkit
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