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Dipsea Trail

Dipsea Stairs

Dipsea Trail

Old Mill Park, Mill Valley
Trail Distance
7.5 miles
Trail Difficulty
Very Strenuous

Stretching from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach, the famed Dipsea Trail is for hikers looking for a challenge. It begins in Mill Valley, climbs over a Mt. Tam ridge, passes through Muir Woods, and descends to Stinson Beach. When funding is available, One Tam plans to address serious drainage and erosion issues on the intertwined Dipsea Trail and Deer Park Fire Road and replace a set of decaying wooden stairs with beautiful Civilian Conservation Corps-style stone ones.  One Tam also plans to increase stewardship and weed management efforts in the area, to reduce threats to the Oakland star tulip and other native plants.