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blue Plankwalk Trail

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0.3 mile 0.5 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 185' 57 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 2,563' 781 m
Low: 2,378' 725 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)

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Trail shared by Miguel Vieira

A popular trail to the summit of Mount Tamalpais.

Miguel Vieira

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$8 fee if you drive to the trailhead.

Description

This trail starts at the large, busy parking lot near the summit of Mount Tamalpais. The first part is a boardwalk that soon turns into steps. Near the top, the steps end, and there are some rocky switchbacks to navigate to reach the fire lookout on the summit. There are excellent views in every direction.

Flora & Fauna

Chaparral with oaks, madrone, manzanita, and chamise.

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Aug 2, 2017
K&A Best
Jul 9, 2017
Sierra Greenman
Drove up in the morning and was greeted with stunning views. Hiked to the peak and a bit of the near by trails. By the time I left most of the fog ... 2mi
May 31, 2017
Irvin Sandoval
With 15lbs of a kid
May 29, 2016
Jessica N.
Oct 5, 2014
Michele S

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#94

in California

#581

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