Hikes

A Beautiful Beacon: Point Bonita Lighthouse

Nestled among the golden rolling hills of the Marin Headlands, Point Bonita Lighthouse, the last manned lighthouse on the Pacific Coast, continues its stalwart mission to guide ships to safe passage in the Golden Gate straits. Before heading to the lighthouse trailhead, we took a short side trip to Battery Mendell in Fort Barry. Now a… Continue reading A Beautiful Beacon: Point Bonita Lighthouse

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Triple Threat Trail: Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve

Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve in the Tiburon Peninsula is a triple threat of Bay Area trails, providing superb 360-degree views of the bay, rich geologic and Native American history, and a display of rare, native wildflowers. While its name suggests otherwise, this preserve has nothing to do with Frodo’s quest to destroy the One… Continue reading Triple Threat Trail: Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve