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Bootjack Camp to Stinson Beach [CLOSED]

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Mount Tamalpais State Park

Bootjack Camp to Stinson Beach is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Mill Valley, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 4.4 miles Elevation Gain: 242 feet Route Type: Point to Point

hiking

nature trips

running

beach

forest

views

wildlife

closed

It has been reported this trail has a temporary closure due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.

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muddy
3 months ago

Lots of steep up and downhill through beautiful mixed terrain. You get to go through hills and forests crossing several small streams. There is a view of the coast and Stinson beach at parts. The Dipsea trail includes about a mile of stairs which you’ll hike up if you start at the Dipsea trailhead. You can also do the trail in reverse and start on the Matt Davis trail. Overall beautiful and a great workout. Took us about 5 hours at a medium speed with one break for lunch. P.S. We started at the Dipsea trailhead though I didn’t press record for about 0.5 a mile so I think this loop is about 8 miles.

This was a great hike that is challenging enough to o get you a good workout, but not so hard as to keep anyone from doing it. AMAZING VIEWS!!

hiking
7 months ago

This was an epic hike. Be prepared to hike for atleast 8 hours. Going up the Matt Davis trail on a misty morning was beautiful. Great trail with different environments the higher you go up. The Pantoll station is your 1/3 waypoint and the West Point Inn is a nice place to chill and recline before you get to the East Peak. The peak has great views of Marin and San Francisco. You forget about the beautiful relationship the fog has with San Francisco, but not up there. Its stunning

hiking
muddy
11 months ago

Couldn't find parking at Pantoll and had to park at Bootjack campground. Trail meanders through some trees before opening up to a beautiful view of the ocean. Continued down to Stinson Beach and took a break there. Climbed back up via Dipsea and Steep Ravine, it was cool and damp and the top of the redwoods were lit up in the late day sun. There's a 10' ladder to climb on the way back up, next to a rushing waterfall during the wet season. Loved the hike.

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