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SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA

Hiking the Diversity of California’s Marin County

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Program #13120RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
From the Marin Headlands to Angel Island, Mount Tamalpais to Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County offers a magnificent diversity of hiking opportunities. Explore the finest trails in the area and delve into the history, geography, geology, flora and fauna of Marin County with leading local naturalists and historians as your leaders. Visit the Marine Mammal Center, a veterinary research hospital and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and injured marine mammals.


Highlights

• Explore the wilds and legends of Angel Island, the Ellis Island of the West, now a state park boasting fabulous views of San Francisco.
• Experience the biodiversity of Point Reyes as you walk along the coastal bluffs and look for marine mammals and spectacular seabirds.
• Develop an appreciation of John Muir’s legacy at Muir Beach and among the ancient redwoods of Muir Woods.

Activity Notes

Hiking 5-6 miles per day on trails and city streets. Elevation gains up to 800 feet.

Coordinated by EduQuest.


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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners

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