Stinson Beach to Dipsea to Steep Ravine to Matt Davis
This gorgeous loop is a favorite of everyone.
~ 7.5 mile moderate to difficult loop
~ 1,600 feet elevation change
8:00 AM meet at 11th and P parking lot
10:15 AM estimated arrival at the Stinson Beach parking lot (parking fee ~$8)
10:30 AM head up Dipsea to Steep Ravine
REGROUP at the Pantoll Ranger Station PLEASE WAIT for others.
~1:00 PM continue down the Matt Davis Trail back to the town of Stinson. STAY ON THE TRAIL. Do not cut switchbacks. Terrain is fragile.
~ 2:30 PM Arrive back at the cars
Hang out at the beach, shop, or eat untl your car group is ready to go.
No dogs allowed per park rules.
Please pay your carpool driver approximately $16 for 4+ hours of driving time, plus your share of the parking fees. Try to carpool with people of the same schedule and ability.
Contact: Shannon B. [masked]
Directions to trailhead:
I-80 west toward San Francisco
Merge onto Hwy 37 at Vallejo
Merge onto US-101 S toward SAN FRANCISCO/OAKLAND.
Take the CA-1 N exit toward STINSON BEACH.
RIGHT onto CA-1/SHORELINE HWY.
LEFT to stay on CA-1/SHORELINE HWY.
LEFT to stay on CA-1/SHORELINE HWY
(Be careful or your will miss this next right turn)
RIGHT AT THE Y onto PANORAMIC HWY
If you miss this Y and stay straight on Hwy 1, you are still heading in the right direction...you just missed the shortcut and it will take you a bit longer.
RIGHT Hwy 1 FOLLOW signs to beach parking area