Towering over 2,500 feet above Marin County, Mount Tamalpais, or Mt. Tam for short, offers spectacular views in every direction of the surrounding area. San Francisco and the east side of the bay seem close by, though they are over an hour's drive away.
With 1.3 million visitors each year, Mount Tamalpais State Park is a popular destination. There are over fifty miles of trails marked within the protected park, some of which go on into the woods further north. A number of animal species call the area home, including bobcats, coyotes and foxes. Deer, raccoons and squirrels, however, are more likely to be spotted.
An amphitheater rests near the top, though I'm not sure how often they put...Read More