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Tennessee Valley

Trailhead in Golden Gate National Recreation Area


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Tennessee Valley is an amazing offshoot of the Marin Headlands, with hiking trails that suit the whole family. The Tennessee Valley Trail is mostly level; it begins at the parking area and travels 1.7 miles to Tennessee Beach. For the more adventurous hiker, there are a number of other trails leading into the hills above Tennessee Valley.

With it's many trails, Tennessee Valley is well suited for the whole family. The area contains a bevy of wildlife; from mighty raptors to common swallows, the birds of the valley will keep your eyes on the skies. The skies are not the only place to view wildlife; the valley is teeming with deer, coyote, and on an occasion you might even see a bobcat.   For more information, please contact the Marin Headlands Visitor Center at 415-331-1540

More information from the National Park Service is available here.

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