6 Ways to Enjoy Mill Valley’s Outdoors This Winter


Explore Fun and Exciting Ways to Get Out of the House and Enjoy Mill Valley.

During this challenging year, many people are looking for ways to get outside and enjoy some fresh air. Fortunately, Mill Valley’s climate makes this an easy thing to do! Here are some ways to enjoy the beauty of Marin County this winter.

1. Take a Scenic Hike

There’s no shortage of beautiful trails in Mill Valley! If you’re just looking for a brisk walk, easier trails like the Cascade Canyon Loop might be a good choice. The Tennessee Valley trail is also enjoyable for the whole family, taking you on a scenic, winding jaunt along the beach. More seasoned hikers can check out the challenging Dipsea Trail, which takes adventurers over a thousand feet up onto Mount Tamalpais.

2. See the Redwoods

Find peace in nature by visiting Muir Woods National Monument. These protected lands are a sight to behold, and visitors can enjoy short walks or guided tours. Bring the whole family to enjoy California’s iconic redwood trees and take some stunning photos.

3. Play an Outdoor Sport

For sports lovers, Mill Valley offers some fabulous golf courses. The Mill Valley Golf Course is a local favorite, as well as Boyle Park, a center for tennis activities featuring five courts. Locals can also join the Mill Valley Tennis Club, a great way to interact with the community and meet new friends.

4. Go Horseback Riding

For a fun day for the whole family, head over to Miwok Stables, located in the Golden Gate Recreational Area! Anyone can take horseback riding lessons here, no matter your age or skill level, and there’s even a show team for the kids to join. Trail rides are available for experienced riders during certain times of the year.

5. Enjoy Outdoor Dining

Many of Mill Valley’s fabulous restaurants are offering outdoor patio dining for patrons looking to get out of the house and enjoy a delicious meal. Upscales eateries like Gravity Tavern and Bungalow 44 have recently added heated tents to keep you warm while dining.

6. Have a Backyard Picnic

Want to stay close to home and enjoy a meal with your household? Head to the Mill Valley Market for all the produce, deli selections, gourmet treats, and wine and beer you can carry! Enjoy a picnic right in your backyard while soaking up the sun, or head to a park for a socially distanced lunch.

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