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Mount Tamalpais State Park

 
801 Panoramic Highway Mill Valley, CA 94941
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Just north of San Francisco's Golden Gate is Mount Tamalpais. It has redwood groves and oak woodlands with a spectacular view from the 2,571-foot peak. On a clear day, visitors can see the Farallon Islands 25 miles out to sea, the Marin County hills, San Francisco and the bay, hills and cities of the East Bay, and Mount Diablo. On rare occasions, the Sierra Nevada's snow-covered mountains can be seen 150 miles away.

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May 21, 2013, 11:20 a.m. - k2zmak permalink
They have a great group campsite and the steep raving cabins are amazing! I love that you can be sitting by the campfire at your camp and then you can drive down to the beach for the day.
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Katie O.
April 30, 2013
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I am so glad we decided to hike Mt Tam instead of going to Muir Woods. The trails are beautiful, challenging, and a great workout if you choose the longer...
Aaron M.
April 9, 2013
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I can't believe I haven't Yelped about Mt. Tam years ago. I *LOVE* Mt. Tam. I have since childhood, for hiking, biking, camping, picnicking, etc. I...
Warren M.
March 24, 2013
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Wow! Awesome! Beautiful! Nature. The drive to Stinson Beach via CA -1 is great especially if you drive a mustang. Those S-curves make you feel like your...
 
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Seth B.
Seth B.
Hiking for later.
 
Numa G.
Numa G.
During dry season, call ahead of time to make sure the Park is not closed.
 
Emily C.
Emily C.
REALLY great views of coast on Matt Davis & Steep Ravine Loop. 7.5 mile RT w/ high incline: Firehouse at Stinson Beach -> Matt Davis Trail -> Pan Toll Station -> Steep Ravine -> Dipsea -> Firehouse
 
Shalin P.
Shalin P.
Short and rocky hike to the peak. Really hot since it's above the cloud line. Make sure the dogs don't overheat
 
Lisa P.
Lisa P.
Hike it. On any trail. On any relatively good weather day.
 
ToryBurch
ToryBurch
There are hundreds of miles of great trails here. On rainy days, take a drive through the beautiful, misty forest.
 
John B.
John B.
Run Yolanda Trail. From Phoenix Lake to Worn Springs, then up to Bald and back down. Killer run.
 
Chris C.
Chris C.
Hike to the top
 
TerraTopia
TerraTopia
Gorgeous views. Lots of trails. Take a picnic or check our the Mountain Home Inn for lunch overlooking the hills, the Bay and the local towns.
 
Michael C.
Michael C.
Great hikes to Muir Woods and Stinson Beach
 
Sara W.
Sara W.
One of the most beautiful mountains in the world!
 
Juston P.
Juston P.
The views are unbelievable on clear days. A great, 3-hour hike starts at the Pantoll Rd. & Ridgecrest Blvd and goes: Old Mine Trail > Matt Davis > Coastal > Cataract. Here's a trail map:
 
Brad D.
Brad D.
Great view from O'Rourke Bench.
 
Ramon S.
Ramon S.
park across from Mountain Home Inn. head north up the fire station exit. go left on the dirt trail, pass: station and silo to see trail signs. download a map tho, signs are few and confusing.
 
June J.
June J.
6.7 mile loop hike is moderate. Mix of sun and shade/ Trail surfaces: Dirt fire roads and trails/ 3 1/2 hours. From http://www.bahiker.com/
 
 
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