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For Immediate Release: 9/25/2015

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California State Parks to Hold Public Meeting on Proposed Developments to Mount Tamalpais State Park


Victor Bjelajac

(707) 769-5652


SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks invites the public to attend one of two September 28 meetings to comment on proposed developments to Mount Tamalpais State Park. The department has been conducting a change in use analysis of the park’s Easy Grade Trail and plans on making ADA improvements to the historic Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre. Meetings include a tour of the proposed developments.


WHO:                         California State Park’s Bay Area District


WHAT:                       Proposed change in use to Easy Grade Trail and ADA improvements to Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre


WHEN:                      Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.


WHERE:                    2 p.m. Meeting

                                    Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre

                                    801 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, CA 94941

                                                --- Meet by the dressing rooms


                                    6 p.m. Meeting

                                    California Alpine Club

                                    730 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley, CA 94941

                                                --- Meet at the lodge


Just north of San Francisco's Golden Gate is Mount Tamalpais. The park has redwood groves and oak woodlands with a spectacular view from the 2,571-foot peak. More than 50 miles of hiking trails are within the park and connect to a larger, 200 mile long trail system. The Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. The natural-stone amphitheater seats 3,750 people and features the Mountain Play each spring, produced every year since 1913.For more information on the park, please visit         




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