Walk amongst the Clouds at Dipsea Trail

Forested pathways, glittering ocean views, and a staircase to the clouds!

Last updated: Apr 2023
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    Free

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    359 Miles from you

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Description

Perfect for

For solo
For two
For parents and grownups
Outdoorsy

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Itinerary

  1. Begin at the Old Mine Trail and turn left to Dipsea Trail
  2. Marvel at the glittering Pacific Ocean 
  3. Walk through the fog and view the world 'above the clouds'
  4. Descend to the beautiful forests and woodlands
  5. Climb the steps through the steep ravine
  6. Notice the lush greenery and multiple micro-environments around you
  7. Take stunning pictures in the redwood forests 
  8. Climb the 14-rung wooden ladder 
  9. Look for mini creeks and waterfalls along the stone steps and bridges
  10. Celebrate a hike well done!

Location

 

Dipsea Trail, Mill Valley, CA 94941

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Packing List

  • backpack
  • layers of clothing
  • water
  • food/snacks
  • first-aid kit
  • sunscreen
  • hiking shoes

FAQs

Is there parking nearby the trail? 
Yes. Pantoll lot has $8 parking fee and overflow parking is available at the Bootjack parking lot a quarter-mile up the road ($8 parking fee).

Rules & Safety

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