Samantha Stones, a front desk associate at the Marin Headlands Hostel, was born and raised amidst the golden hills of Petaluma in Sonoma County, California. At the age of 18, she found herself thirsty for travel and took her first backpacking trip in the UK.
On July 17, the Port of San Francisco unveiled the new 57,000-square-foot Brannan Street Wharf which overlooks San Francisco Bay, and on clear days, offers idyllic views of the Bay Bridge, Treasure Island, and the East Bay. Located on The Embarcadero between the Ferry Building and AT&T Ballpark, the triangle-shaped wharf includes an inviting lawn, bayside plaza and walkway, shade structure and seating, and a small floating dock for kayaks.
The picturesque Marin Headlands, located just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, is an ideal destination for wildlife watching. As part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), the entirety of the Headlands, including the historic Marin Headlands Hostel, reside within federally protected lands, and enfold an astounding richness of biological diversity.
We're happy to announce that Muni, San Francisco's public transit system, has doubled their bus service to the Marin Headlands! The Muni 76X Marin Headlands now runs on Saturdays and Sundays, in addition to the following holidays: January 1, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.