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Address: 801 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone Number: 415-388-2070
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Activities: Mountain biking
Description: Beautiful state park north of San Francisco.
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Wow, what a view!

We were here the end of July on a very warm day. We did not get out to hike because we had already been hiking in Muir Woods, but we saw quite a few people out hiking. We drove as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were here the end of July on a very warm day. We did not get out to hike because we had already been hiking in Muir Woods, but we saw quite a few people out hiking. We drove as high up as we could on E. Ridgecrest Blvd, and there was an amazing view of SF Bay to the... More 

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Camino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On a weekend campout with our Trail Life USA Troop. We stayed at the Pan Toll campground and it was busy with day use hikers, bicyclists and campers. The facilities were in good condition and the campsites had running water. We hiked from the campground to Stinson Beach. We thought it was a short hike, but it turned out to... More 

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a great state park with camp grounds and lots of hiking. For those less-inclined to hike, there is a short walk from the parking lot to the old fire tower on the peak from which there are incredible views of the entire Bay Area and beyond. Be careful on the trails, many are steep with substantial drop-offs and... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The 3/4 mile length trail takes you around the top of the mountain. On the far side of the mountain (from where you parked), there is a side trail with heavy brush around it. If you walk down that maybe .1 mile, you'll be treated with a rocky outcropping overlooking the full bay area. Its amazing. Solid footing but with... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Multiple trails from which to choose. Tough uphill from Mill Valley to the top, but very rewarding downhill trail back

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

This is the most stupendous view of the whole Bay Area you can take yourself or your visitors to. There below lies Marin County intersected by Hwy 101 leading to the Golden Hate Bridge. Far off one can see the Bay Bridge with its new white faulty tower leading to Thr cranes of the Oakland container port. On a clear... More 

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CALIFORNIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Driving up to top of mount tamalpais turned out to be a great adventure. We drove through some fog near the top and almost turned back but then clear and at top a short hike up some stairs and across some rocks to the top to a spectacular 360 view . We had wished we brought some lunch to enjoy... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Redwood forests, golden hills, wildflower displays, grand coastal views, and spectacular vistas,... It has everything.. the breathtaking scenes of giant green hills and clear blue seas. Turn around and you will see the whole entire Bay Area. tips: There is a small parking area to the side of the fire station, enough for about 10-15 cars. If you can't find... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

" The Sleeping Woman" known as Mt Tamalpais, as the silhouette looks from the East Bay as the sun sets into the Pacific Ocean. You will find many options to get to the top, from biking to hiking, the views above Stinson Beach and Marin County with a surreal view of the city of San Francisco off in the distanc3.... More 

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Ft Worth. TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Right outside of Mill Valley. Really a must see if only for a drive up to Stinson Beach over the Panoramic drive. It is spectacular. Plenty of hiking if you have some time.

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Address: 801 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone Number: 415-388-2070
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  Mill Valley

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