Fairfax is the gateway town before hitting beautiful West Marin and but recently its also become an even greater bicycle friendly hot spot. In fact, mountain biking grew out of the hills in Fairfax and was popularized right here along the hills and trails. It is no surprise that activities like biking and hiking are super popular in Fairfax because the town is surrounded by a vast nature preserve offering Cascade Falls, situated within minutes from the Downtown. Outdoor activities are practiced year-round. This small town has plenty of restaurants and a well-known nightclub for opportunities to enjoy the nightlife. Fairfax has also a strong “green” political base thanks to residents who are highly focused on respectful use of their land and natural resources. Fairfax is home of many local artists and musicians and it is well known for its parades, making it a perfect place for musical and festival dedicated to families.