Mount Tam East Peak

San Francisco, California 94157

Mount Tam East Peak

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"At 2571 feet, Mount Tam’s East Peak provides one of the best panoramic views in the Bay Area. The mountain was once home to the Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods Scenic Railway.

Built in 1896, it was called the “Crookedest Railroad in the World” for its 281 curves in just 8.25 miles. To get to Mount Tam from the city, San Franciscans would board a ferry to Sausalito and then a train to Mill Valley, where they would start their forty-?ve-minute trip to the summit."

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Trail Information

San Francisco
Nearby City
6.1
Distance
1,600 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
2 hours 45 minutes
Duration
Year-round
Season
California Department of Parks and Recreation; Marin Municipal Water District; Friends of Mount Tam
Local Contacts
Mountain Home Inn
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018