Looking for a fun, beautiful and new place to explore? The Tennessee Valley is a beautiful hike, with trails to suit the whole family. The Tennessee Valley Trail is mostly level and easy to navigate. The trail begins at the parking area and runs 1.7 miles to Tennessee Beach. For more adventurous hikers, there are a number of other trails in the surrounding hills. Bring the family, have a picnic on the beach, discover something new and enjoy a great day!
Distance: 3.4 total out and back
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Stroller Friendly: Yes
Suggested Ages: All
Cool Fact: Coordinate your visit with a low tide and seasonal sand alignments to see the engine of the SS Tennessee shipwreck!
Some helpful tips for your trip:
Make sure to pack water. If exploring the cove, be careful not to get cut off from the main beach by high tides. Dogs are not allowed on any trails in Tennessee Valley. Bring your binoculars. The Tennessee Valley contains a variety of wildlife from large raptors to common birds, deer, coyote, and on an occasion you might even see a bobcat! For more information please contact the Marin Headlands Visitor Center at (415) 331-1540.