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Imagination Park

On Thursday, June 20th, 2013, Imagination Park was dedicated to the town of San Anselmo, CA. Famed filmmaker and 40yr. San Anselmo resident, George Lucas was on-hand for the unveiling that showcased two of his most iconic movie characters, Yoda…
Bon Tempe Lake

A family enjoys a moment along the pristine waters of Bon Tempe Lake. Photo by Elle Jae Photography. View Larger Map
California Clapper Rail

There are only about 1,500 California Clapper Rails left, and most of the shorebirds reside around San Francisco Bay. The California Clapper Rail breeds from mid-March through July. A handful of these rare birds call Corte Madera Creek home. Clapper…
Donny Loop Bitchslap

Marin County is the birthplace of mountain biking and hosts some of the best trails and scenic routes in the world. This one near Mt. Tamalpais atop Blithedale Ridge has a particularly interesting name. Riders who make it past the…
Point Reyes Lighthouse

30 miles NW of San Francisco is the Point Reyes National Seashore covering Point Reyes Peninsula and the famous Point Reyes Lighthouse. The expansive views, historic cattle ranches, Pacific Ocean beach fronts, and crown jewel of a lighthouse will surely…
Outback Adventures

There’s nothing like the serenity of being on the open water. Add in a sense of adventure and that’s what you’ll find on the Larkspur inlet, whether you’re heading out on a guided tour past San Quentin, or just cruising…
Great Blue Heron

Marin County is a birdwatchers paradise with it’s coastal geography, preserved open spaces, forests, and water ways. Here a Great Blue Heron is glimpsed through the trees at Lake Lagunitas near Fairfax, CA.
Muir Woods National Monument

Marin County, like much of the Northern California coastline, is home to majestic redwood tree groves. Most notably, Muir Woods National Monument. These are some of the oldest living things on the planet! photos: G.C. When John Muir learned that…
Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary

The Golden Gate Bridge just celebrated it’s 75th anniversary last year. It is one of the most iconic and beloved bridges on Earth. Website: www.goldengatebridge75.org
The Beginning

Welcome to Marinspiration®. One part Marin, one part inspiration; the aim of Marinspiration® is to simply highlight locally made arts, goods, businesses, and other cool stuff unique to Marin County, California. photo: G.C.