Marin County, CA: Northern California Chapter, Muir Beach Hike

Jun 17, 2023 10:00AM


Muir Beach parking lot, Pacific Time


Event Contact Dick Duker | Email


Join us for a hike near Muir Beach in Marin as we hike along Redwood Creek and the Coastal trail for some wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean. Total distance is 8 to 9 miles. Beer stop after the hike at the Pelican Inn for those so inclined.

Bring: A bag lunch, water, sturdy walking shoes, plastic bag (to sit on), and trekking poles, if you use them.

Meet: Muir Beach parking lot at 10:00 AM.

Directions: From San Francisco and the south, take Hwy 101 North and from locations north and east, take Hwy 101 South to Mill Valley (from the East Bay, cross the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge). Take the Hwy 1 exit and continue on Hwy 1 through Mill Valley. Follow the signs toward Stinson Beach, but turn LEFT at the Muir Beach sign (look for the white building of the Pelican Inn on the left side). Drive 1/4 mile to the Muir Beach parking lot. Last chance for restrooms, but no water available. At 10:15 AM, we will drive 2 miles north to the Heather Cutoff trailhead to start the hike.

Carpooling: Registered participants will have access to an online “Carpool Bulletin Board” to post a message if they need a ride or can give one.

Level of Difficulty: This is a challenging hike: Category 2B hike (6 to 10 miles; 1,000 to 2,000 feet elevation gain).

Hike Leader: Dick Duker

The Ruff Stuff: For insurance purposes, we are unable to welcome dogs, except service animals, at our events.

Advance online registration is required. Click the Register button to sign up. Because space is limited, please register if/when you are certain you can attend. Thank you!