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Alice Eastwood Camp Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

Alice Eastwood Camp Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

Location: Panoramic Hwy, Mill Valley, CA
Difficulty: Moderate
Features: Hiking trails, bike friendly, bird watching, dogs allowed, wildlife observation

Alice Eastwood Camp Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

The Alice Eastwood Camp Trail starts at the junction at the Alice Eastwood Group Campsite. It takes hikers through a dense redwood forest, switchbacks, an intersection with the Bootjack Trail, and finally ends at the Muir Woods National Monument. The Alice Eastwood Camp Trail was named after a botanist and conservationist who saved plant collections from a burning Academy of Sciences building during the San Francisco earthquake in 1906.

About Mount Tamalpais State Park. A California State Park in Marin County in California, Mount Tamalpais State Park is home to Mount Tamalpais standing majestic at 2,500 feet. The park is also home redwoods and oak forests as well as approximately 60 miles of hiking trails that connects to more than 200 miles network of trails beyond the state park. Mount Tamalpais State Park also houses the Muir Woods National Monument, a United States National Monument and part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Top 3 Adventure Hacks

1) Don’t get lost.

There are so many trails on Mount Tamalpais. It is highly recommended that, prior going on a hike, one should get directions or download a detailed map. Mount Tamalpais maps can be downloaded online. Moreover, maps can also be purchased at the Pantoll Ranger Station or the East Peak Visitor Center.

2) Bring essential tools.

A Swiss knife, multi-purpose tool, flashlight, whistle, and compass are just some of the important tools to bring on a long hike.

3) Bring essential tools.

Trails can go for miles. Of course, you don’t want to get lost! A map, GPS, compass are essential devices that can help you located campsites, water, and an emergency exit route in case of emergency.

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