Marin County Parks and Open Space Department

Bald Hill DetailThis small preserve (nearly 31 acres) sits beside the Worn Springs Fire Road at the edge of lands managed by the Marin Municipal Water District. It consists of several parcels cobbled together that flank, but do not include, the summit of Bald Hill. “Baldy,” as it is know locally, is a much beloved landmark and defining feature of the Ross Valley. The undeveloped summit continues to be privately owned.

Directions:

The following directions are to Phoenix Lake, which is part of the Marin Municipal Water District, and is the best access to Bald Hill. From Hwy 101 in Larkspur, take the Sir Francis Drake Blvd exit west towards Ross, turn left at Lagunitas, and follow to the dirt parking lot.

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Open Space Field Guide

A hilltop where Anise Swallowtail butterflies gather, hawks circle overhead, and birds like Savannah Sparrows and Dark-eyed Juncos nest among the tall grasses and low shrubs.

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Amenities

Birds, Redwoods, Wildflowers

Hours

24 hours

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