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Tennessee Valley/Marin Headlands: Ocean Views, 2 Beach Stops, Potluck On Beach!

  • Nov 16, 2013 · 11:00 AM
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To quote another Meetup buddy who took this hike,

"Lush hills, pristine beach cove, and great views...this hike had it all".

The Plan:

This will a 9 mile hike, going from Tennessee Valley to Muir Beach and back.  We'll hike to Tennessee Cove - where we'll have a vino/snack break, then follow the Coastal Trail to Muir Beach - where we'll have lunch and enjoy chilling on the beach.  From there we'll take the inland trail back to Tennessee Valley.

Optional:  go out for a meal/drink after the hike.

I'm rating this one moderate/strenuous, (depending on your condition).


From US 101 in Marin County, take the CA 1/Shoreline Highway exit.

After about 0.5 mile, turn left onto Tennessee Valley Road, and go about 1.5 miles to the parking lot at the end of the road.  The trailhead is at the end of this parking lot.

GPS [masked],[masked]

What To Bring:

Vino! (and cups)

Good Hiking Boots/shoes

Layered clothing, hat, sunscreen

At least 1 liter of water

Vino/snacks for our pre-lunch break during the hike

Food, food, and more food (dried fruit/nuts/seeds, chips, dips, salsa, cheese/crackers, wraps, cut up sandwiches,  deserts - be creative!)

Vino to share at lunch (and paper cups)

Anything else you want to drink (iced tea, beer, etc.)

$5 activity fee

If you've been on any of my hikes you know what to expect.

Oooh, I hear it coming now...

As always, your sense of humour is required!

This hike is posted on several Meetup sites, so be prepared to make new friends.

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