Hiking The Mount Tamalpais State Park

The 86th most popular hiking trail in California.

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North of San Fancisco near Mill Valley, the Mount Tamalpais State Park has miles of hiking trails to explore. The trails run through thick brush and some dense forest while rolling along hillsides.

Overall, Mount Tamalpais State Park is the 86th most popular hiking trail of all 88 hikes in California. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Mount Tamalpais State Park including Estero Trail and Dipsea Trail.

Mount Tamalpais State Park (CA/US)

Mount Tamalpais State Park (CA/US)


Local Contact(s):  Mount Tamalpais State Park (415) 388-2070; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; Marin Tourism (415) 925-2060.

Recommended Book:  "1,000 Best Hikes In California" from Tom Stienstra

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

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

Luxury Loding:  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.parks.ca.gov/

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  21125


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