RSVP’S are required to attend the hikes and walks.

Please RSVP to the Co-Leader for each specific hike

TUNNEL TOPS / PRESIDIO LOOP HIKE

  • Friday, September 16
  • 9:00 am at SWC

Explore the new SF Tunnel Tops, walk through the Presidio and
other notable points of interest. 6-mile tour ends with lunch
(TBD). RSVP by 9/14 to Co-Leader Nancy Curran, Karen Wilcox

DIAZ RIDGE AND REDWOOD CREEK LOOP HIKE

  • Friday, October 21
  • 9:00 am

Carpool from SWC. From the parking lot at Muir Beach, we’ll hike this 6.5 mile loop up Redwood Creek, through the forest, to the top of Diaz Ridge. There are gorgeous views of the ocean as we descend back down the ridge to the beach. Lunch to follow at the Pelican Inn.

RSVP by October 19th

Co-Leaders: Nancy Curran, Karen Wilcox, Kathy Atkins-Page

GHIRARDELLI SQ | MARITIME MUSEUM | BAY ST WALK

  • Friday, November 18
  • 9:30 am

On this San Francisco walking tour, we will park at Ghirardelli Square to then explore the new Hyde St. / Bay St. park and Maritime Museum. We’ll return to Ghirardelli Square for lunch and shopping. Carpool from SWC. RSVP by 11/15. Co-leaders: Margo Merle & Helen Bennett

CASCADE CANYON HIKE

  • Monday, January 9
  • 9:00 am

On this 3-mile hike, we will climb the Dipsea stairs up to some of the quieter, paved streets and then follow the canyon back down to Cascade Falls to end up back in downtown Mill Valley. Carpool from SWC.

RSVP by January 5th to Co-leaders: Helen Bennett, Margo Merle, & Fran Nelson

SECRET STAIRWAYS OF BELVEDERE

  • Monday, February 13
  • 9:30 am

Come enjoy the expansive, unrivaled views spanning Angel Island to Mt. Tam while exploring the island’s stairways, paths and lanes amongst the gorgeous homes and gardens. You’ll fall in love with the charming hand-painted wooden signs on each lane throughout this moderate 3.5 mile hike. Lunch to follow at Rustic Bakery. Carpool from SWC.

RSVP by February 10th

Co-leaders: Lynnie Spiller & Kathy Atkins-Page

SLIDE RANCH FROM MUIR BEACH

  • Monday, March 20
  • 9:00 am

Join us for a 5–6-mile hike starting at Muir Beach, heading along the Redwood Creek Trail, crossing Santos Meadow, then taking the Heather Cutoff Trail up and over the ridge, and then down to Slide Ranch. Returning, we’ll take the Owl Trail all the way back with spectacular views of the coastline. Picnic lunch to follow. Carpool from SWC.

RSVP by March 17th

Co-leaders: Karen Wilcox & Nancy Curran

MOUNTAIN HOME INN / MT TAM LOOP

  • Friday, April 14
  • 9:00 am

A great 6.2-mile, moderate hike west along the south-facing ridges of Mt. Tam, offering beautiful views of SF and the coast. We’ll plunge into the redwood forest and lush fern groves, among the cascading creeks and meadows, as we trek along the historic Marin trails looping us back up to Mountain Home Inn for lunch. Carpool from SWC. RSVP by 4/11 to: Co-leaders: Kathy Atkins-Page, Karen Wilcox, & Lynnie Spiller

MARIN ART & GARDEN CENTER WALK

  • Friday, April 28
  • 9:30 am

We will walk through the beautiful Marin Art and Gardens and then venture along Shady Lane from Ross to San Anselmo for lunch. Meet at SWC.

RSVP by April 25th; Co-leaders: Margo Merle, Nancy Curran, & Stephanie Holdsworth

FULL MOON HIKE in KIRBY COVE

  • Friday, May 5
  • 5:30 pm

Join your SWC friends on the annual full moon hike to the sparkling shores of Kirby Cove! In this easy 1.8-mile hike, we will gently descend down to the beach through a forested cove during daylight, enjoy a picnic as the sun sets, and then hike back in the moonlight. Meet at the Traihead.

RSVP by May 1st to Leader: Dana Whitson

AIDS MEMORIAL GROVE / GOLDEN GATE PARK WALK

  • Friday, May 12
  • 10:00 am

We’ll walk through a spectacular 7-acre garden of trees, flowers, rock memorials and meadows that make up the nation’s first AIDS Memorial. A stop at the Shakespeare Garden, lunch and an exhibit at the DeYoung Museum will complete this 3-mile walk. Carpool form SWC.

RSVP by 5/9; Co-leaders: Jeni Flynn, Nancy Curran

CORTE MADERA MARSHLAND HIKE

  • Tuesday, June 6
  • 9:30 am

Come join us for an easy 3.3 mile loop around the newly restored Corte Madera Marshland Ecological Reserve – a habitat for several threatened species. Followed by lunch or picnic. Carpool from SWC.

RSVP by June 4th

Co-leaders: Betsy Stafford, Carolyn Ford, Fran Nelson