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If you like to run you shouldn't miss this spot

It has an incredible view of the Ocean. It is a treat to run here. Bring good running shoes and... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Mill Valley, California
Favorite hiking area

Whether you walk from the parking lot to the beach or up and over the hill to Muir Beach, there are... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Mill Valley, California
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591 Tennessee Valley Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3627
+1 415-331-1540
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

It has an incredible view of the Ocean. It is a treat to run here. Bring good running shoes and don't forget to take a picture. I highly recommend to park in Tam Valley Community Center or somewehere before Tennessee Valley parking lot. It gets...More

Thank silviabuckley
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Whether you walk from the parking lot to the beach or up and over the hill to Muir Beach, there are beautiful vistas everywhere. Sometimes wildlife (distant cougar, coyote, deer) appear. Expect cooler, windier weather than general Marin.

1  Thank Diana751
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is one of the gems of Mill Valley and Marin County. A mile of hiking will give you sweeping views of mountains and ocean. One of my friends call the mountain ridges the “spine of a dragon.” I agree. Green, scaly, and larger than...More

1  Thank lovinit2day
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Don't miss this location if you have a short visit, you will not be disappointed.If you are feeling adventurous, hike over to Muir Beach and have a tea at Pelican Inn.

Thank kendrapollack
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Hiking through Tennessee Valley toward Tennessee Beach is fantastic. Trails vary from virtually paved to 6 inch wide gullies. The view is outstanding Wherever You Are.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I love this hike. Parking can be a pain, but if you can find a spot, it's well worth it. The beach is beautiful and clean!

1  Thank Christina F
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

One of our absolute favorite hikes in the Bay Area. Go early to make sure you can find easy parking the parking further away is always available. You can make the walk as easy or as hard as you want. I particularly loved going here...More

Thank Junaid K
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Tennessee Valley trailhead is a glorious path that starts in Mill Valley and leads to the beach. It is a fairly easy road path that's mostly flatbwith a few inclines. You pass through beautiful rolling hills, cows grazing in the pasture and a wonderful beach...More

Thank Colleen K
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the well maintained, wide trails... Scenery was restful, yet invigorating... Well behaved, fellow travelers, including mountain bike riders, walkers and runners ... Was there on a February weekday and gratefully saw only about a half dozen fellow souls on the trail in over...More

Thank p f
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Great easy walk to the beach of Tenessee valley. Can be done with strollers and bicycles. The beach is lovely and there is a little lake with ducks on the way. The walk from the parking lot to the beach is aproximately 45 minutes, depending...More

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