Park Events

4/1/23 - Hike led by Docent Caryn Lowe at 9:00am

· Description: “Methinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow!” -Thoreau.

Science is proving what people have known for ages – going out into nature is one of the best ways to connect with your creative mind. Mt. Tam has been a special place of inspiration for many generations of artists and writers from early settlers from the Hudson Valley to the Bohemian and Beat movements. During this hike you will learn a little bit about this rich history, what happens here today and hopefully make your own creative connection to Mt. Tam. 

· PLANNED ROUTE: Start at Pantoll Parking Lot;  Old Mine Trail to Mountain Theater; Rock Spring Trail to West Point Inn; Old Stage Road to Pantoll Parking Lot

· DISTANCE: 4.5 miles. Elevation Gain (ft): 500. Moderate.

· MEET: Pantoll Parking Area *This hike is limited to 12 people.*


4/16/23 - Hike led by Docent Brian Muir from 9:00am to about 2:00pm

· Description: “The (not-so) Hidden Treasures of Mt Tamalpais: Experience multiple geologic and growth eco-systems while traversing the south side of Mt Tamalpais. Visit historic West Point Inn and Mountain Theater.”

· PLANNED ROUTE: Old Stage Road – Rock Springs Trail – Old Mine Trail. · Part of the FMT Pantoll Quad /

· DISTANCE: 5 miles / Moderately Strenuous (elevation gain of 500' or more)

· MEET: Pantoll Parking Area


For additional information and specifics, please visit the Friends of Mt. Tam webpage at any additional questions, you may email Friends of Mt. Tam at