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Ring Mountain Open Space Preserve

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5300 Paradise Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1921
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Great Hike

Enjoyed the area, easy hike, beautiful views. Loved that you could see the city if you hiked to the... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Sacramento, California
Great Family Hike

Brought my then 9-year old son here for a hike and was blown away by the gorgeous sweeping views of... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Cee B
Larkspur, California
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“easy hike” (2 reviews)
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5300 Paradise Dr, Corte Madera, CA 94925-1921
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Enjoyed the area, easy hike, beautiful views. Loved that you could see the city if you hiked to the top.

Thank loriann1130
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Brought my then 9-year old son here for a hike and was blown away by the gorgeous sweeping views of Mt. Tam and the Bay. There were some natural curiosities on the way, from wild flowers to interesting bugs and other insects. Easy parking across...More

Thank Cee B
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Ring Mountain is nestled between busy commercial and residential communities. It is a short distance from the Highway 101 freeway on the east or bay side of 101 at the Paradise Drive east exit past the CHP office and Nugget Food Market. While I am...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing Hike and a great view of the bay. It wasn't too difficult as I haven't hiked in several months. A great local spot.

Thank joycali820
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a local county preserve with outstanding views of the Bay from atop the ridge. There are several access points, most visitors use Paradise Drive, and it's a great place for an early morning jaunt or for some dog walking. Watch for coyotes. They...More

Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Wow! We agreed to go on a hike...our over-achiever host had us climb to the sky. Breathtaking views - literally and figuratively. Worth the strain...spectacular.

2  Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this area many times but this was our first time at ring mountain and my whole family gave it a thumbs up. Hike was not terribly strenuous or time consuming, perfect for teenagers not wanting to make a day of it. Views along the...More

1  Thank franlisa k
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We live at the bottom of Ring Mt so it is our go to hike, 4-5 times per week. If you want to make it a little more strenuous, you can park at the bottom of the hill on the Tiburon or Corte Madera side...More

Thank alisondu
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This site, with a 360 degree view of the Bay area and extending all the way to California Pt. (since blasted and leveled to create the Paradise Cay housing) was sacred territory to the Miwok Indians. To them, Turtle rock had a more profound significance...More

Thank 99MD2015
Reviewed 6 November 2015

There are plenty of hiking options from beginners to the mountain climbing practice on large rocks throughout the field. With many access routes and absolutely beautiful views of all sides of the Bay, it is popular and really great place to go. It is animal...More

Thank Lauren S
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