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Mount Tamalpais State Park

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Address: 801 Panoramic Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1788
Phone Number: +1 415-388-2070
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Beautiful state park north of San Francisco.

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Trails, Vistas, Ocean Views

Killer sunrises and sunsets, trails from the mountain to the beach. Muir Woods offers a hidden gem park that is laced with majesty and charm. Giant redwoods shield you from the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Killer sunrises and sunsets, trails from the mountain to the beach. Muir Woods offers a hidden gem park that is laced with majesty and charm. Giant redwoods shield you from the punishing sun. Walk along the old train track trails, jog the dipsea trails, dine at Mountain Home Inn... Visit the serenity of Green Gulch. So much to see, so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to hang out in the North Bay or northern California for that matter. Hiking trails are virtually endless and there is something for everyone. Whether you hike or bike up to the top the views are spectacular. You can also drive all the way up to the East Peak for a nice leisurely loop to... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful scenery with lots of places to pull off the road, and lots of trails for hiking. We passed through during our visit to Muir Woods. The winding roads were challenging, especially in the fog. Even more challenging was a gaggle of wild turkeys happily spread out across the road. Drive carefully!

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

The first night that I was there, I entered this park. It was such a fun drive, the twists and turns making the experience that much enjoyable. The sun setting over the mountains made it majestic and wondrous. After driving for a little while I was easily able to find a restroom near the beach. The entire place was so... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

On the way back from Stinson Beach, we stopped at an pullout and noticed a trail (Dipsea Trail). That is when we discovered the beautiful trails of Mount Tamalpais State Park (I may be wrong about the trail names). There are SO many trails and everything is GORGEOUS. We walked all the way to the tree with the swings and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Hundreds of trails to explore no matter where you start your hike. The trails provied a great variety of terrain, views, distances, and difficulty. There is something for everyone. Grabbing a map before you go will help keep you on track. There is some signage but areas where you can get confused. Most of the trails are well kept, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Mount Tamalpais or simply Mt Tam to the locals is only 30 minutes from San Francisco but can seem like a 1000 miles when you are lost on any one of its countless trails and fire roads. Endless days can be spent hiking and trail walking here where one moment you are deep within a redwood ravine and the next... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Amazing hiking, best to take a beach to mountain trail or a fire trail to the summit. Many trails offer panoramic vistas of the bay area.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

I have been hiking and travelling around Mt. Tam for over 50 years. It is a place of never-ending new sites and sights. When we have visitors to the area we always take them to the top of Mt. Tam. My son was married in a meadow there with the Pacific on one side and the Bay on the other,... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I am so glad I live in the Bay Area were you literally can go from the beach to the mountains with a mere a fifteen minute drive between them. Nothing best exemplifies that more so than the stunning Mount Tamalpais State Park in the heart of Marin County, which is not too far away from Stinson Beach, which you... More 

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