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Mount Tamalpais State Park

Overview
Mount Tamalpais State Park includes 6,300 acres of redwood groves and oak woodlands with a spectacular view from the 2,571-foot peak. The park is off Route 1 via the Stinson Beach exit at 801 Panoramic Highway, Mill Valley. Phone 415-388-2070.

Camping
Steep Ravine Environmental Campground. Located just south of Stinson Beach, this area has 7 walk-in campsites, including one that is accessible and conveniently located within a short distance of the parking area.
Steep Ravine has 9 cabins, with one designated accessible. All cabins are often reserved as soon as they can be (7 months prior) so it is essential to plan ahead if you want to experience this popular location.
Cabin #1 also called “William Kent” is designated accessible. Beds, turning space and a table and counter are accessibly designed.
Designated accessible parking is available and should accommodate vans or cars. Assistance may be needed on the path to the cabin.
Restroom: There are two accessible restrooms in the Steep Ravine campground.
Alice Eastwood Grove Group Camp. One campsite and restroom are accessible.
Pantoll Campground. An accessible campsite, a generally accessible restroom with parking, and drinking fountain are present.
Frank Valley Horse Camp. Accessible campsites, no-flush restroom, and van parking space are available.

Picnic Area
Bootjack Picnic Area. Accessible picnic sites are available. Accessible restroom and parking spaces, including one van accessible space, are available.
Pantoll Area. Accessible picnic sites, parking and a generally accessible restroom are available.

Trails
The McKennan Gulch Trail is a less than 1/4 mile trail that begins at a turnout along Ridgecrest Drive. Although short, the trail leads to a spectacular overlook of the Bolinas Lagoon and Pacific Ocean below. The trail is constructed of compacted soil. Accessible parking is available at the trailhead.

East Peak Area.
The Verna Dunshee Trail offers fine panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay area. This trail is accessible for its 3/4 mile length. Accessible parking, picnic tables, restroom facilities, and drinking fountain are available at the trailhead.

Pantoll Area.
The Old Mine Trail through evergreen forest is accessible for nearly 3/4 miles (one-way). There is accessible parking and restroom available at the Pantoll Parking lot.

Exhibits/Programs
East Peak Area: The Visitor Center and Gravity Car Barn are accessible however assistance may be needed on the steep paved path between parking and the use area.

Definitions & Terms
Accessible
Meets all or most of the current accessibility standards; most visitors with disabilities will not need assistance.
Generally accessible
Meets many current codes and has few barriers, but some visitors with disabilities may need assistance.
Usable
Meets some current codes but has some barriers; many visitors with disabilities may require assistance.
Designated accessible
Describes facilities that have been set aside and usually signed or “designated” accessible because they met accessibility codes when built. Such facilities may vary from newer suggested guidelines in specified ways, and improvements may be planned or ongoing. Minor variations from guidelines are not usually described. This term is often used for parking spaces that are reserved for visitors with disabilities even though there may be minor issues with slope, signage, or size.


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