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Mount Tamalpais State Park

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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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On a clear day.....

Always a good hike if you can find parking. I like to take the kids up on New Years day to see the whole Bay Area. Foggy or clear, it's our top of the world.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Always a good hike if you can find parking. I like to take the kids up on New Years day to see the whole Bay Area. Foggy or clear, it's our top of the world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Drive up one side of the mountain for water views and down the other side for landscape views. The vista is breathtaking. There are stops along the way for you to admire the view and take lots of pix. Try to see it in the afternoon to avoid the morning fog.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

going to the top of mt tam is a special experience. well worth the trek to get there....especially if you start at the base in Mill Valley!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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Oakland, California
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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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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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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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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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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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