Explore the wild coastal hills of Marin County, California. Summit the 25 peaks in Marin all with publicly-accessible trails or paths to the summits. Most of these coastal peaks are connected by an incredible trail network stretching from the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin Headlands in the south to Mt Tamalpais State Park and Point Reyes National Seashore in the north.


Highest peak

Mount Tamalpais East Peak

2,572 ft / 783 m

Most prominent peak

Big Rock Ridge

1,287 ft / 392 m

Most summited peak

Mount Tamalpais East Peak

95 summits

Most difficult peak

Big Rock Ridge

Class 1

Difficulty breakdown

Class 1/2 7 peaks

Top climbing months

February   14%

April   10%

March   10%

  • Climb the hills of the Marin Headlands surrounded by rugged coastline, WWII bunkers, bobcats, and coyotes
  • Take a short path to the highpoint of the actual point in Point Reyes (and be sure to check out the lighthouse).
  • Hike the vast trail network around Mt Tam, the highest peak in Marin 2,572 ft
  • Explore the open-meadow peaks and ridges of northern Marin in several California State Parks
  • Take a ferry to Angel Island and wind your way around the trails up to the panoramic summit of Mt Livermore 788 ft