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“east peak”(35 reviews)
“stinson beach”(46 reviews)
“ranger station”(20 reviews)
Beautiful state park north of San Francisco.
801 Panoramic Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1788
+1 415-388-2070
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you can physically handle a beautiful but very twisty car ride up to the parking lot, followed by a bracing walk up (and more importantly down) a steep 0.3 mile rocky path to the east summit, this is a highly recommended and very special...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 777willh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take your time to look around all of this great place, You must go to the top for some great views. Time will not be spent in vein

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tony b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive to the ranger station is very windy, but beautiful. $8 to park, but I saw a bus stop there. Trail map is large and detailed and the trails are well marked. You'll find trails suitable for all skill-levels and distances.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ed K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in this area and every day I think how blessed I am to live here. Please be respectful do not litter and enjoy your surrounding,

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

Mt. Tamalpais state park is one of my favorite places to visit. It's got it all: ocean vistas, redwood forests, water falls, miles of hiking, decent campsites, and the best view of the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Try the short hike to Gardner Fire...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ajhsantiago
Reviewed 3 December 2018

A delightful getaway to hike & view Marin County, San Francisco, the East Bay, and the ocean from the top of the peak.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fotobag
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

On a recent trip to the SF Bay Area we were visiting some of our old stomping grounds and went up to the top of ‘Mt. Tam’ all the way to the fire lookout. If the weather is good we HIGHLY recommend this! Absolutely stunnng...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NanaPops
Reviewed 12 November 2018

On the way, we stopped at the supermarket and got some cheeses, nachos, guacamole, grapes and cold drinks for a picnic on the top of the mountain. The view is breathtaking. There's a circular path around the top. Services and water on site.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank רוני מ
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I live on the slopes of Mt Tam and walk out my back door to enjoy the endless network of interconnecting trails which are both "boot" and mountain bike friendly. Forest, open grass spaces, reservoirs and a few friendly folks strolling along. So close to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robertsM7871GU
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Went hiking to the top lookout. Old gun battery overlooking the entrance to San Francisco bay. Lots of parking. Popular spot for surfers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom P
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8 February 2018|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
You are fast approaching God's annual wildflower show. Mt. Tam is filled with trails, and a map is usually available at the ranger station. Even on foggy days, you can usually reach the sun well before the summit. Dress in... More
14 May 2016|
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Response from Rap K | Reviewed this property |
No, it was on the Cataract Trail. The road to Bolinas is also very scenic, and I encourage exploring that too. I was fortunate to go at a time when we were having record rainfall.
22 March 2016|
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Response from Rap K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I meant if I was coming all the way from Minnesota, I would make time for both.