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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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Great walking trails

We went for a hike here on the Memorial Day holiday. They have a good number of trails to enjoy. Some for the more adventurous and others out for a leisurely stroll. We did the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We went for a hike here on the Memorial Day holiday. They have a good number of trails to enjoy. Some for the more adventurous and others out for a leisurely stroll. We did the Steep Ravine trail and returned via a section of the Dipsea trail. It was moderate walk. We had a group of 9 and we enjoyed... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Mt Tam has a plethora of trails, moods, and modes. There are equestrians, hikers, bikers, birdwatchers, fishermen, and campers. It connects to the ocean, the ridges, the canyons, vistas, and towns. I hope you will come and enjoy it and the broader Golden Gate Recreational Area soon.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I had the wonderful good fortune to have friends take me hiking on the Matt Davis trail which is part of the Mt Tamalpais State Park. The section we hiked was about half through beautiful wooded area's and the other half was through or on amazing meadows. It was later in the afternoon so not many people on the trail.... More 

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Homer City, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The drive is nail biting and edge of the seat sitting up and around some of the sharpest curves ever. But once on top the views are spectacular.

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El Mirage, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

The best way to get to the top of Mt Tam go to Mill Valley get on Miller Ave heading east (towards the Mt) Turn Left at La Goma ave (at the 2 AM club) and just follow the signs. the view from the lookout tower is increadable If you cat walk well it is still great from the parking... More 

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Classic City, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Beautiful views of the surrounding areas from many vistas on Mt Tam. We got to see three hang gliders take off and then land below on Stinson Beach. Good stuff! Windy roads. Not for the easily car-sick.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The view from all around is just amazing, and the roads month route up are full of incredible views. We found Phoenix Drive and will definitely be back for more. Worth every minute. Phoenix Lake next.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I did not like getting there-too many twists and turns and I wasn't driving! but when we got there, it was worth all the vertiginous, knicker twisting on my behalf. The view was spectacular. We didn't go on the walks which were well signed, and best of all there was a clean and tidy restroom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

It's a bit far from south bay area, but it definitely worth driving for 1 hr to get there. It's awesome trials with various animals and vegetation along the trials. We hiked 2 different trails, the longer one extends all the way to a small town next to Stinson Beach, which is another fine place for sure! Highly recommend Dipsea... More 

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newnan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The weather here is usually good year round. The ride up the mountain can be daunting for those who don't handle curvy roads well! But there are two roads up. Choose the easier one if you get queasy easily! Once there, there are numerous trails to follow--some more challenging than others. Dress in layers and bring water to drink. Take... More 

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