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Ben Johnson Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

Ben Johnson Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

Ben Johnson Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

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

The Ben Johnson Trail starts from the Muir Roads parking lot, it takes hikers through grassy ridges, redwoods uplands to Redwood Canyon, and Bohemian Grove. The trail is one of the best trails to explore the Muir Woods and may be combined with the Dipsea and Steep Ravine Trail to explore more of Muir Woods.

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)┬áDon’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) Appreciate the history of the area.

Trails may either be constructed for hiking purposes or may have a story behind it that is worth knowing about. Visit the locality’s website or information center on site to learn about the area.

3) Everything is worth a shot.

Bring a camera.

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