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Sierra Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

Sierra Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

Sierra 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 Sierra Trail is the fastest route to get to the Panoramic Highway from the valley. It follows the ridge and gets more sun than shade compared to the other trails in the area. The trails can be accessed from the Alice Eastwood Group Camp. It takes hikers through steep sections as well as smooth terrain. The trail ends at a junction with the Troop 80 Trail.

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) It pays to be prepared.

Trail shoes are best for short and easy trailing but hiking boots is recommended for technical hikes. It pays to know the nature of the trail to be able to determine the right pair of shoes to wear for the hike.

2) 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.

3) Stay warm.

Did you know that consuming too little water can aggravate hypothermia? Stay hydrated, dress in layers, carry a hate, and bring rain gear for long treks. Avoid cotton as it can absorb water and keep you cold.

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