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One Tam: many ways to give back to the mountain that gives us so much

The Tam Van, Our Mobile Visitor Center

Looking for family-friendly outing?

Explore Mt. Tam’s wild side with a visit to the Tam Van, our mobile visitor center

Get maps and information to help launch your adventure on Mt. Tam; enjoy activities for kids and for the young-at-heart; test your animal ID skills and win prizes; learn how to join our wildlife camera study and other conservation programs on Mt. Tam.

Upcoming Outings

Weather permitting: outings may be canceled for rain, smoke or red flag warning (high fire risk) days. Please contact if you’d like to confirm an upcoming Tam Van outing. 



  • September 2, Friday, 10:30-11:30 am: Join us for Outdoor Story Time with San Rafael's Pickleweed Library! We'll share stories in English and Spanish and will enjoy wildlife-themed activities from the Tam Van.  The library and park is located at 50 Canal Street in San Rafael. More information>>


About the Tam Van

In a quest to educate current park users and inspire new audiences to explore the parks, One Tam created the “Tam Van” mobile visitor center: a retrofitted bread truck that travels to park sites and communities across Marin County. Staff and volunteers dispense maps, trail guides, program information, and friendly advice on how people can make the most of their visit. Since 2015, it has been providing many of the functions of a visitor center, at a fraction of the cost of constructing a permanent facility, and it reaches new audiences that find it difficult to get to the parks due to distance or limited transit options. 

The Tam Van is largely funded by Measure A. Thank you Marin County residents!


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