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Old Railroad Grade

Intermediate

Trail

6.7 mile 10.8 kilometer point to point
93% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 2,017' 615 m
Descent: -6' -2 m
High: 2,236' 681 m
Low: 225' 68 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Miguel Vieira

A dirt road that climbs from Mill Valley to the summit ridge of Mount Tamalpais.

Miguel Vieira

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Description

This trail follows the path of the old Mt. Tamalpais Scenic Railway from Mill Valley to the summit ridge of Mount Tamalpais. Along the way, it winds through cool redwood canyons and sunny chaparral and grassland slopes. Views of the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay are excellent.

A good stop along the trail is the West Point Inn, which hosts pancake breakfasts once a month during the summer.

This trail is popular with runners, hikers, and mountain bikers, so keep an ear out and be courteous to your fellow trail users.

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  4.4 from 5 votes

#3

in Marin County

#6120

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#3

in Marin County

#569

in California

#6,120

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Looking down on the city from Mt. Tam.
Jun 4, 2015 near Larkspur, CA
View from the summit.
Jun 4, 2015 near Larkspur, CA
Grinder of a climb
Jun 5, 2015 near Mill Va…, CA

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