Marin County, CA: Northern California Chapter, Mt. Tam Hike

Apr 29, 2023


At the Rock Springs Trailhead at Mt. Tam

Event Contact Guy Joaquin | Email


Enjoy all the shades of spring on a hike around Mt. Tamalpais while enjoying fantastic views from every direction. The distance will be 9 miles at a moderate pace.

Bring: A bag lunch, sturdy walking shoes, plastic bag (to sit on during lunch, if wet), and trekking poles, if you use them.

Meet: At the Rock Springs Trailhead at Mt. Tam at 9:30 AM.

Directions: From San Francisco and the south, take Hwy 101 North and from locations north and east, take Hwy 101 South to Mill Valley (from the East Bay, cross the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge). Take the Hwy 1 exit and continue on Hwy 1 through Mill Valley. Turn right onto Panoramic Hwy, drive around the mountain and turn right uphill onto Pan Toll Road. Drive 1.2 miles to the Rock Spring parking lot. Restrooms are available in the parking lot, but no water.

Carpooling: Registered participants will have access to an online “Carpool Bulletin Board” to post a message if they need a ride or can give one.

Level of Difficulty: This is a challenging hike. 2B (6 to less-than-10 miles, 1,000 to less-than-2,000 feet).

Advance online registration is required. Click the Register button to sign up. Because space is limited, please register if/when you are certain you can attend. Thank you!

Hike Leader: Dick Duker

The Ruff Stuff: For insurance purposes, we are unable to welcome dogs, except service animals, at our events.