Sophie and Luke Andersen enjoy the many climbing challenges to be found on the Steep Ravine hike. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
Sophie Andersen enjoys exploring and balancing on downed trees along the Steep Ravine Trail. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
Sophie Andersen, in her younger years, leads her mother Kristen Jackman Andersen and family on the Steep Ravine Trail. Since it is downhill the whole way, it is an especially good introduction to hiking. As the children age, they reminisce about their younger years doing the whole hill when it was a challenge. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
You will see redwoods, Douglas fir, oak forests, grass lands, canyons, California bay, toyon, sage brush, buckeye, big-leaf maple, many kinds of fern and lichen draped trees on the Steep Ravine Trail. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo
After hiking through a lush canyon, the Steep Ravine Trail opens up with spectacular views of the Bay Area, the Marin Headlands, the Pacific Ocean and the town of Bolinas. Even toddlers are inspired to hike the trail. Jean Jackman/Courtesy photo

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