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San Jose, California
June 6, 2009
Tennessee Valley
Marin County, CA
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Tennessee Valley
June 6, 2009

10:00 AM

The Place

Tennessee Valley is in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area five miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. At the foot of Mt. Tamalpais, the Tennessee Valley is nestled between rolling hills covered in wildflowers with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.


The beach is a popular destination for families on sunny days as is Muir Beach
which is also on our route.


The Hike

Level 3.5 - Miles 7.1 - Elevation 1800' - Host: Lynn L.



Getting There


Directions: From San Jose take Hwy 280 or Hwy 101 to the Golden Gate Bridge, keep travelling north on Hwy 101 about 5 miles to the CA Hwy 1 exit towards Stinson Beach/Mill Valley. Go north 1/2 mile and turn left on Tennessee Valley Rd. (no light). Stay to the right and continue to the end of the road.


Drive time
from San Jose is estimated at 1 hour 15 minutes.







 

Walking the Walk

We'll head down the Tennessee Valley Trail to the Fox Trail (second trail on the right), up the hill to the Coastal Fire Trail, and down to Muir Beach. Back along the Pacific Coast Trail and down to Pirates Cove for the meeting. Up another hill and back to the Tennessee Valley Trail.
From there you can head to the parking lot or take an extra mile loop to Tennessee Valley Beach.

 


 

Know Before You Go

Depending on the weather, it could be foggy, cold, windy, or sunny, so bring sunscreen and dress in layers.

Parking is free, but the lot can fill up fast on nice days so you may need to park along the road and walk to the trailhead.




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