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Favorite Lake Hike in the center of Southern Marin

Phoenix Lake is a local Treasure! I wonderful hike around the lake, takes approximately an hour... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Joe A
Mill Valley, California, United States
My Go To Hike For Over 40 Years

I was first introduced to Phoenix Lake in 1975 when my step mother and dad would take me there for... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
San Francisco, California
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15 Jan 2019
“Favorite Lake Hike in the center of Southern Marin”
16 Sep 2018
“My Go To Hike For Over 40 Years”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Lagunitas Road, Ross, CA 94957
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Phoenix Lake is a local Treasure! I wonderful hike around the lake, takes approximately an hour and is the most picturesque medium difficulty hike in the very close proximity to central Marin! Highly Recommended. Nice spot to pic nic as well or spin fish for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joe A
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

I was first introduced to Phoenix Lake in 1975 when my step mother and dad would take me there for our Sunday jog. I fell in love with the trails around the lake. The surrounding mount Tam and beautiful serene lake cannot be beat. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We literally walk from our house in Kentfield through Ross to the lake Phoenix Park, around the lake and back, all in two hours. Beautiful Marin countryside and small reservoir lake. Also starting point for many other hikes in those hills.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

This hike was recommended to us by our hotel, larkspur courtyard Marriott. We parked at Ross Commons and walked up Lagunitas Road into the park. We walked around Phoenix lake which was beautiful. The whole hike was about an hour and 45 minutes… Just over...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank yurothamotha
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We arrived at Phoenix Lake in the early afternoon, on a perfect autumn day. Temperatures were in the high 70s, and the air was crisp and dry. The hike is easy mostly, with a dirt / gravel road leading from the parking area to the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank chasinUpstateNewYork
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Phoenix lake is a wonderful hiking place for all levels. It is sometimes hard to find a parking spot since this is a very popular space and parking is limited. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

The drive to the park is very pretty. Once we got there, we almost gave up because of how far away we would have to park, but then we waited in line for the parking lot, and we got into a parking space within about...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mary K
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We were in town and wanted to get some exercise. Great little hike.. Just beautiful. Not sure of the trail we took about it was only about 2.5 miles.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank lulubee8
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Phoenix Lake is hard to get to because parking near it is limited, but it is worth the effort. The best time to go is on a weekday. It is an hour or so walk (depending on your meandering) around a lovely meditative lake and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank SPBSanFrancisco
Reviewed August 18, 2015

We joined the WildCare Family Adventures for this trip and once again we were so happy with the excellent teachings from Marco Berge who a long the way let us know about some of the plants, like Laurel, Bay Leaves, and the fauna around us,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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