Top Choice Lighthouse in Marin Headlands

Point Bonita Lighthouse

At the end of Conzelman Rd, this lighthouse is a breathtaking half-mile walk from a small parking area. From the tip of Point Bonita, you can see the distant Golden Gate Bridge and beyond it the San Francisco skylin…
Wildlife Reserve in Marin Headlands

Marine Mammal Center

Set on the hill above Rodeo Lagoon, this animal rescue center rehabilitates injured, sick and orphaned sea mammals before returning them to the wild, and has educational exhibits about these animals and the dangers …
Museum in Marin Headlands

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Just under the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, at East Fort Baker, this excellent hands-on activity museum is specifically designed for children. Permanent (multilingual) exhibits include a wave workshop, a s…
Historic Site in Marin Headlands

Nike Missile Site SF-88

File past guard shacks with uniformed mannequins to witness the area’s not-too-distant military history at this fascinating Cold War museum staffed by veterans. Watch them place a now-warhead-free missile into posit…
Gallery in Marin Headlands

Headlands Center for the Arts

In Fort Barry, refurbished barracks converted into artist work spaces host open studios with its artists-in-residence, as well as talks, performances and other events.
Hill in Marin Headlands

Hawk Hill

About 2 miles along Conzelman Rd is Hawk Hill, where thousands of migrating birds of prey soar along the cliffs from late summer to early fall.
Beach in Marin Headlands

Rodeo Beach

Historic Site in Marin Headlands

Battery Townsley