Jean and John Starkweather Shoreline Park
Nearby Pickleweed Park is a 25-acre expanse of marsh with a picnic area and barbecues, a playground (some structures are accessible), and a grassy field. A loop trail of less than .5 miles encircles the ball field and follows the southern shore of San Rafael Creek near its outlet into San Rafael Bay. A community center and library are at the park's southwest corner.
Trailhead: Spinnaker Point Drive
Length: 1-2 total miles
Typical Width: 4 ft. & above
Typical Grade: Level
DescriptionAt Shoreline Park, the trail runs along the Bay’s edge for about three-quarters of a mile before it turns inland to a junction offering three options. Along this stretch are two wooden platforms with benches where you can watch shorebirds and take in views across the Bay. Residents from the nearby housing appear to take lunch breaks here....
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The facilities listed below meet all of our access criteria unless otherwise noted.
Accessible Parking: Yes
Accessible Restroom: Yes
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Reviewed by Bonnie Lewkowicz, December 4, 2013
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