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488 acre Park managed by: Marin County Open Space District

Bring binoculars as there is much bird life to be seen here in the fall, winter, and spring.

Shore birds, including sandpipers, red-winged blackbirds, egrets and cranes thrive in Rush Creek’s marshlands. This preserve also contains Pinheiro Ridge, where Coast live oaks and California bays dot the open grasslands.

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Get Away from Rush Hour at Marin's Rush Creek

by Bay Nature

I had barely begun my hike into Rush Creek Open Space Preserve and I already felt like I was worlds away from the freeway nearby. Birding is the biggest draw at this 522-acre preserve, where birders have recorded 196 regularly occurring species. Starting at the Pinheiro fire road trailhead, I headed east, with the open […]

 
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