State: Northern California
Short Name: Mount Tamalpais SP
Address 1: 801 Panoramic Highway
City: Mill Valley
Open all Year: Yes
Camp URL: http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=471
Full Hook: Yes
About: Hiking and Bicycle Trails: More than 60 miles of trail are within the park and connect to a larger, 200-mile-long trail system. Bicyclists are challenged by the twisting road to the top of the park’s summit.
The park has the Bootjack Picnic Area with tables, stoves, piped drinking water and flush toilets.
The East Peak Summit features a visitor center and a refreshment stand that are usually only open on weekends (during the summer, the refreshment stand is open daily). Phone, picnic tables and fully accessible restroom are also available.
The Mountain Theater (a.k.a. The Cushing Memorial Theater) in the park was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The natural-stone amphitheater seats 3,500 people and features the Mountain Play each spring, produced every year since 1913.
Directions: From Highway 101 take the Stinson Beach exit and follow the signs along Highway 1 up the mountain.