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Mount Tamalpais State Park

Address: 801 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone Number: 415-388-2070
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, National Parks, State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Mountain biking
Owner description: Beautiful state park north of San Francisco.
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Type: Mountains, National Parks, State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Mountain biking
Owner description: Beautiful state park north of San Francisco.
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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Clean air, nature, bridges, views above the clouds, quite areas, what's not to like. Hiked from Pantoll Ranger Station to East Peak

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Grove City
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It's a rugged trek to the top but the vistas are absolutely outstanding. Make sure you visit on a clear day!!!

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Martinez, California, United States
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126 reviews 126 reviews
51 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The views from the top are probably the best in the area. Regardless of the season, before you drive up, check to see that the weather is clear by doing an internet search for Mt Tamalpais webcam. Most recently I took up a couple of relatives with limited stamina. At the top East Peak parking lot there is an easy... More 

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Bakersfield
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Highly recommend to visit - excellent view on SF bay. The park or at least some areas are open on weekend only - worth to check before you go.

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Kfar Yona, HaMerkaz, Israel
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We went to Mount Tamalpais and climbed to the very top to see the view. Unfortunately, it was so foggy that we couldn't see a thing. When we got back to the parking lot, we found we had gotten a parking ticket, $50! With the station closed, we didn't know who to pay the entrance fee to! Later, we saw... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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219 reviews 219 reviews
84 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is a sacred mountain and you feel it throughout. There is an immense number of trails for hiking and biking. If you make it to the top, Gorgeous views all around!

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Houston, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We took Johnson Ben trail from Muir wood to reach mount tam. Carry light food/sandwich/ fruits and water if you trekking to mount tam. Beautiful scenic view from the top of mt. Tam state park.

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Sacramento, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I absolutely love this hike! I have done it with my family, my boyfriend, and friends and I never get sick of it. My mom never wants to do the full hike, but she will go maybe 1.5 miles in and turn around and she still loves it. The full hike is about 6.5 miles and it normally takes us... More 

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San Rafael, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
65 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

In a 30 minute walk around the top of Mt Tam (Tamalpias) State Park, and view the 9 bay area counties. It is the best short hike in the entire bay area. And the drive up the mountain with Pacific Ocean and Bay views the best in the entire area.

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Atascadero, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wow what a view!!!! Camera's are a must. If you don't like curvy roads and or you can't do swerves and turns, take some medication to make it bearable, fantastic view. I find out what the view really looks like from those million dollar + + homes.

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