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Maps & Trails

Maps & Trails

Trails & Hikes

 

More than 200 miles of trails lie within the One Tam management area and many of these trails cross federal, state and local agency boundaries. Take a hike on one of the featured trails below to see what's been accomplished through the One Tam partnership. You can also explore some of the areas the One Tam partners have identified as future projects.  

One Tam’s new Trails Stewardship program is an innovative and comprehensive trail corridor stewardship program designed to benefit both the trail footprint and its adjacent natural and cultural resources. Read more about our trails below and help support this work by becoming a One Tam member today. 

Hours
Remember to watch for posted information about trail use, as regulations for bicycles, dogs, and horses vary by jurisdiction. 
 
Park hours vary depending on time of year, land agency and site. Here are some general guidelines:  

CA State Parks

MMWD watershed hours vary through the year according to sunrise and sunset 

Marin County Park sites vary in their hours

GGNRA/ National Parks 

Camping
Learn more about Mt. Tam’s five campgrounds.
 
Parking Fees
Some trailhead parking lots require a fee. See notes below and look for posted signs.   
  • East Peak, BootjackPantoll parking lots in Mt. Tam State Park require exact change of $8 

  • Parking within MMWD’s Sky Oaks area (including Lake Lagunitas and Bon Tempe Lake parking lots) require a day pass which can be paid for with cash or credit card 

  • Muir Woods requires a parking reservation as well as an entrance fee 

Public Transit
Golden Gate Transit and the West Marin Stagecoach provide access to many of Mt. Tam's trailheads. Or visit Transit and Trails to locate trailheads and get directions and public transportation information.

Upcoming Hikes

Featured Mt. Tam Trails

Select a hike below to learn more about what to expect along the way.

This strenuous 7-mile hike is a great way to explore the Redwood Creek watershed.
Stretching from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach, the famed Dipsea Trail is for hikers looking for a challenge.
This climb up the steep slopes of Mt. Tam reveals beatiful vistas of the Bay Area and the Pacific Ocean.
The five-mile trail loops across former dairy ranches and rises 700 feet.
Skip the crowds at Muir Woods, and explore the Redwood Creek watershed from Mount Tamalpais State Park.
With varied terrain, terrific views, places to picnic and spectacular waterfalls, this hike is a gem.
For a look at the old Air Force station, start at the Mountain Theater overflow lot and cross Ridgecrest to start on the Rock Spring-Lagunitas Fire Road.

Maps

Encompassing 46,000 acres, the One Tam area of focus radiates from the top of Mt. Tam to include all of Mount Tamalpais State Park, Muir Woods National Monument, and the Marin Municipal Water District's lands. It also includes portions of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and several Marin County parks and open space preserves, including Gary Giacomini, White’s Hill, Cascade Canyon, Bald Hill, King Mountain, Blithedale Summit, Camino Alto, Haffee Hill, and Bothin Marsh.