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“east peak”(34 reviews)
“stinson beach”(46 reviews)
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Beautiful state park north of San Francisco.
801 Panoramic Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1788
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Mt. Tamalpais state park is one of my favorite places to visit. It's got it all: ocean vistas, redwood forests, water falls, miles of hiking, decent campsites, and the best view of the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Try the short hike to Gardner Fire...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ajhsantiago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delightful getaway to hike & view Marin County, San Francisco, the East Bay, and the ocean from the top of the peak.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent trip to the SF Bay Area we were visiting some of our old stomping grounds and went up to the top of ‘Mt. Tam’ all the way to the fire lookout. If the weather is good we HIGHLY recommend this! Absolutely stunnng...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NanaPops
Reviewed 11 November 2018

On the way, we stopped at the supermarket and got some cheeses, nachos, guacamole, grapes and cold drinks for a picnic on the top of the mountain. The view is breathtaking. There's a circular path around the top. Services and water on site.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank רוני מ
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I live on the slopes of Mt Tam and walk out my back door to enjoy the endless network of interconnecting trails which are both "boot" and mountain bike friendly. Forest, open grass spaces, reservoirs and a few friendly folks strolling along. So close to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robertsM7871GU
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Went hiking to the top lookout. Old gun battery overlooking the entrance to San Francisco bay. Lots of parking. Popular spot for surfers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom P
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

One of the most amazing places in the Bay Area.something for everyone with all fitness levels. Dogs on leashes. Great place to go for picnics and take in the amazing beauty. Lots of bird watching .can get crowded at the weekend go early.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lisahV3831HP
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

I visited with my mother who is 81. So we didn’t do the plethora of hikes available - however, they were easy to access and would have been fabulous based on what we did do just from the car. We drove to the top of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hob0525
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

It is a relatively large restaurant that has outside street dining, enclosed “outside dining and cozy indoor dining. They have specials but they make excellent pasta dishes that are delicious. Many pasta dishes can be ordered as an half order for appetizers or for small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael I
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Take the long windy round up to Mount Tam for sure. You may think you missed it, but keep going. The parking lot is at the end of the road. It's a short but steep trail to the top. On a clear day, the views...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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7 February 2018|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
You are fast approaching God's annual wildflower show. Mt. Tam is filled with trails, and a map is usually available at the ranger station. Even on foggy days, you can usually reach the sun well before the summit. Dress in... More
13 May 2016|
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Response from Rap K | Reviewed this property |
No, it was on the Cataract Trail. The road to Bolinas is also very scenic, and I encourage exploring that too. I was fortunate to go at a time when we were having record rainfall.
22 March 2016|
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Response from Rap K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I meant if I was coming all the way from Minnesota, I would make time for both.