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On the Golden Gate headlands

Jean Kortum

On the Golden Gate headlands

the story of 880 El Camino del Mar

by Jean Kortum

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baker"s Beach Land Company.,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History.,
  • Richmond District (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStory of 880 El Camino del Mar., 880 El Camino del Mar.
    Statementprepared for Clint Reilly by Jean Kortum.
    ContributionsReilly, Clinton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47, [20] leaves :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22938859M

    Black Sands Beach is a south-facing beach below the Marin Headlands in Golden Gate National Recreation are great views to be had just a few paces down the trail from the parking lot, but it is worth hiking the rest of the way down to this amazing black sand on: Conzelman Rd Sausalito, CA Property Description Though it’s located just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, HI-Marin Headlands truly feels a world away. Set in a coastal wilderness and steeped in more than years of American military history, this hostel offers a secluded escape just 20 minutes from the city/

    Rodeo Beach is a wide sandy beach on the sand spit that separates Rodeo Lagoon from Rodeo Cove on the west side of the Marin Headlands in Golden Gate National Recreation beach is dark colored and made up of small pebbly stones in brown, red, green, and on: Mitchell Rd Sausalito, CA   Marin Headlands is a large peninsula on the north side of the Golden Gate Bridge, across the bay from San Francisco. It's been preserved as a park and there are several attractions there including historic military sites, beaches, a lighthouse, hiking trails, and the Marine Mammal and Bay Area Discovery Museums.5/5(K).

    Over the last twenty years I’ve worked with park partners within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area: as a naturalist at Fort Funston & The Presidio, Program Manager at Crissy Field, Public Programs Director for NatureBridge Golden Gate, and as a National Park Service Ranger at Alcatraz & in the Marin Headlands. Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, Hawk Hill, Marin Headlands. 4, likes 71 talking about this. Inspiring the preservation of California's birds of prey. Follow the Hawkwatch daily count on /5(4).


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"The publication of this book marks a time of transition for the Marin Headlands. After years of military occupation, obscure and off limits to the public, the Marin Headlands, under the stewardship of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, are emerging into the light of public use.

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Welcome to the Golden Gate National Parks. Here at Golden Gate we have five opportunities for you to participate in the National Park Service's Junior Ranger Program. There are four locations: Muir Woods National Monument, the Marin Headlands, Alcatraz Island and Fort Point National Historic Site.

There is also a Beach Buddies Jr. Ranger book that can be filled in at any. sular headlands found just north and south of the Golden Gate, on lands of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Exposed in dramatic sea cliffs, these rocks not only form a spectacular backdrop for the Golden Gate Bridge, but also provide a detailed geologic record of Pacific basin and active continental margin processes spanning. The Golden Gate gives great joy."--Gore Vidal One of the most highly regarded novels ofVikram Seth's story in verse made him a literary household name in both the United States and India.

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Cavallo Point offers several options for dining. Murray Circle restaurant features the ingredient-driven Northern California cuisine for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Next door, Farley Bar offers a warm, comfortable atmosphere along with seasonal specialty cocktails and a more casual bar menu. Both offer outdoor patio seating with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Marin Headlands, those dramatic ridges north of the Golden Gate, were formed millions of years ago when the Pacific Ocean broke through the coastal ranges.

These rugged escarpments, technically the foothills of Mount Tamalpais, are named (along with the county itself) for legendary Miwok leader Chief : ArcadiaPublishing. It was far from both neighborhoods, across the Golden Gate in the Marin Headlands, that they met and courted over braised pork and sour cabbage.

Image Johnny Wu. The Marin Headlands is a crown jewel of the Golden Gate National Parks abounding with places of natural wonder and beauty (Rodeo Lagoon/Valley, Gerbode Valley, Hawk Hill, Tennessee Valley) and remarkable historic sites (Point Bonita Lighthouse, Fort Cronkhite, Nike Missile Site, Battery Townsley).

Dwarfing the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, the headlands have something for everyone: trails to hike, birds to watch, seacoast fortifications to explore, and a thousand spots from which to view the scenic splendor of the Northern California coastline.

Product. Directions will get you off the freeway and onto the headlands roads. From San Francisco: Cross the Golden Gate Bridge, take the Alexander Avenue exit (second after the bridge). Stay right to get. The Marin Headlands, as seen from the Golden Gate Bridge. Golden Gate Bridge seen from the Marin Headlands at nightfall The Marin Headlands is a hilly peninsula at the southernmost end of Marin County, California, United States, located just north of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge, which connects the two counties and peninsulas.

This trail starts at the Golden Gate Bridge and works its way up into the hills of the Marin Headlands. miles miles one-way for hikers, miles one-way for equestrians (from Gerbode Valley Trailhead), miles one way for mountain bikers; car shuttle possible. PAST storywalks.

Since the summer ofwe have installed four StoryWalks in our parks presented in partnership by the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, National Park Service, Presidio Trust, San Francisco Public Library, Chronicle Books, and Yosemite Conservancy.

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Free WiFi in male, female or mixed dormitory rooms is offered to guests of HI Marin Headlands Hostel. Each dormitory room includes a shared bathroom/10().