Stinson Beach to Mount Tamalpais Loop via Matt Davis Trail

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Mount Tamalpais State Park

Stinson Beach to Mount Tamalpais Loop via Matt Davis Trail is a 17.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Stinson Beach, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 17.3 miles Elevation Gain: 3,638 feet Route Type: Loop

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

bird watching

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

UPDATE (May 1, 2020): This park is temporarily closed to vehicular access, meaning there are no parking facilities and parking on roadways is prohibited to protect public health from the COVID-19 pandemic. Although this park is open to local residents, they must abide by the following guidelines: Stay Local: Walk or bike into the park. Do not drive to the park. Stay Active: Keep walking, jogging, hiking and biking. Watch for one-way trails. Stay Safer at 6 Feet: Maintain a physical distance of 6 feet or more. Gatherings, picnics and parties are not allowed. Visitors are being asked to leave if there are too many people at the park or on trails to allow for the required physical distance. Stay Clean: Be prepared. Bring soap/sanitizer and pack out all trash. Statewide, many parks and beaches are temporarily closed or have very limited access to ensure Californians are abiding and practicing physical distancing. The goals are to make sure people are safe and to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 as much as possible. To view the list of closures and what they mean to the public, please visit www.parks.ca.gov/FlattenTheCurve.

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Sat Oct 06 2018

Amazing to hike early spring when the grass is green and flowers are blooming.

Thu Sep 20 2018

Amazing hike! Amazing views!

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Sun Aug 12 2018

Fantastic Trail. gorgeous views at numerous elevations and you climb through several different ecosystems.

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