Hiking The Dipsea Trail

The 79th most popular hiking trail in California.

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North of San Francisco near Mill Valley, the Dipsea Trail is a 7 mile hiking route with 2,000 feet of vertical. It runs from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach.

Overall, Dipsea Trail is the 79th most popular hiking trail of all 88 hikes in California. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Dipsea Trail including Estero Trail and Mount Tamalpais State Park.


Local Contact(s):  California Tourism (916) 444-4429.

Recommended Book:  "100 Classic Hikes In Northern California" from John Soares

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Elk Cove Inn (800) 275-2967; Mt. Tam SP Pantoll Campground

Luxury Loding:  Casa Madrona Hotel, Sausalito; Casa Del Mar (415) 868-2124; Alta Mira (415) 332-1350; Mountain Home Inn, Mill Valley

Breakfast Restaurant:  Mountain Home Inn; Roadhouse Cafe, Elk

Reference Source:  click here http://www.dipsea.org/

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/28/2016

ID:  19978


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