Mill Valley is a paradise for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts - with a climate that allows visitors and residents to enjoy recreational pursuits all year round. Right out the back door are Mount Tamalpais State Park and the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, with hiking and mountain biking through redwood forests and hillsides strewn with wildflowers. Camping at Steep Ravine, perched on a hillside above the Pacific Ocean, is an experience that you and your family will never forget. The celebrated Dipsea Race from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach, the second-oldest foot race in the U.S., is held every second Sunday in June. Mill Valley is home to a challenging 9-hole municipal golf course, equestrian facilities and public and private tennis courts.
Aside from all of the extraordinary outdoor recreation, Mill Valley residents and visitors can enjoy a bounty of other activities. If your idea of heaven is a relaxing massage or a great yoga class, Mill Valley has some of the best massage therapists and yoga instructors in the Bay Area. The groomed playing fields at the Community Center host leagues dedicated to soccer, baseball, and lacrosse. Its Olympic-sized swimming pool has a retractable roof, Jacuzzi spa, and outdoor patio.
No matter how you choose to spend a day or a lifetime in Mill Valley, exceptional recreation is right at your doorstep.