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Upper Old Mine Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

Upper Old Mine Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

Upper Old Mine Trail – Mount Tamalpais State Park

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

The Upper Old Mine Trail is a scenic trail that takes hikers down a ridge line and into the Pantoll Camp Area. The trail starts from the parking area at the junction of Pantoll Road and Ridgecrest Boulevard. En route, hikers will be able to see amazing views of San Francisco Bay and ocean. The trail ends at the Pantoll Campground.

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)Ā 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)Ā 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)Ā Keep gear organized.

Often enough, it is hard getting everything inside your backpack. Organize your gear with a dry sack.

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