Mount Tamalpais in the San Francisco Bay Area

Mount Tamalpais Hidden Gem

GEM DETAILS:

Mount Tamalpais hidden gem is a beautiful peak with views of the San Francisco bay area from thousands of feet above. There are a lot of hiking trails in Mount Tamalpais, as well an information center.

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LOCATION:
Old Railroad Grade Trail, Mill Valley, CA 94941

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[As of 2017]

HOURS: 7:00am to Sunset

ENTRANCE FEE: Free

PARKING: $10 (cash only)

PUBLIC RESTROOMS: Yes

BEST TIME TO VISIT: Sunny weather (otherwise you can’t see anything because of the fog)

WHAT TO WEAR: Warm clothes and hiking shoes (wear a t-shirt if you plan on hiking)

CHILDREN-FRIENDLY: Yes, with adult supervision because of the steep cliffs

PET-FRIENDLY: Yes

WHEELCHAIR-ACCESSIBLE: No

TIPS:

  • Arrive early to avoid heavy weekend and holiday traffic.
  • Bring water and a light snack.