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Created at June 19, 2019

Most scenic hikes in the Bay Area

No matter where you hike in the Bay Area, the views are thrilling. But some special hikes will reward you with stunning sights that will take your breath away!
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Alamere Falls
Alamere Falls
4.8
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This is a pretty tough hike of more than 7 miles but it’s more than worth it. It’s the kind of epic waterfall you want to see at the end of a hard trek. But the ocean views as you walk along, are just as breathtaking.
Cataract Falls
Cataract Falls
4.7
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A popular and often crowded hiking trail, it’s still worth it when you end your journey at the spectacular cascade falls.
Mt Tamalpais
Mt Tamalpais
4.5
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Do this hike so you can get to the peak by early sunset. A short 1.2 mile loop with spectacular coastline views makes it a popular romantic hike, ideal for couples who want to share a glass of wine at the top.
Battery to Bluffs Trail
Battery to Bluffs Trail
4.5
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Often considered San Francisco’s finest hike. Scenic with view of the ocean as well as Golden Gate Bridge, quiet and secluded for time away from the city and easy enough for beginners and casual hikers
Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve
Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve
4.5
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http://www.ebparks.org/parks/sibley/
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Hike up an elevation of about 1763 feet and you are in the company of a volcano! The self guided volcanic tour takes you to a spectacular campground right at the top.
Berry Creek Falls
Berry Creek Falls
4.5
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A 60 foot waterfall that’s your reward for completing part of the famous Waterfall Loop in Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Green, lush and spectacular.
McWay Falls
McWay Falls
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This is a picture postcard scene of the beauty of the California coast. This 80 foot waterfall feeds the ocean and can be spotted by walking down the beach.
Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve
Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve
4.5
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http://www.ebparks.org/parks/claremont_canyon
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A picturesque hiking trail that gives you some of the best sweeping city views, especially by night. Enjoy views of downtown Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay!
Point Bonita Lighthouse
Point Bonita Lighthouse
4.5
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http://www.nps.gov/goga/pobo.htm
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It’s a half mile hike but harder than most longer hikes, with tunnels and a suspension bridge over the water. Point Bonita is a beautiful active lighthouse. It’s hard to tell what’s better, the view or being in the view.
Mt Diablo
Mt Diablo
4.5
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If you can hike the 6 miles to the top of one of the Bay Area’s tallest mountains, you are guaranteed a jaw dropping view of the entire Bay Area. It’s something else!
Tennessee Valley Trailhead
Tennessee Valley Trailhead
4.5
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http://www.nps.gov/goga/planyourvisit/tennessee_valley.htm
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An easy hike of just about 3.4 miles that traverses coastal hills and takes you to a picturesque little beach with majestic black rock cliffs on either side.
Inspiration Point
Inspiration Point
4.5
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An easy hike and you can drive all the way to the Inspiration Point parking lot and start there. The views will inspire you, even when the crowds are too much.