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Earth Day@Mt.Tam State Park+(*Hike Leader Training with Meetup Hike Afterwards*)

Lead by the Mt.Tam State Park Rangers & Staff; 

The event is, "Earth Day at Mt.Tamalpais State Park". After we give something back to the Park (Trail work starts 9:30am ends at noon), we'll Hike out after the Hosted Lunch (lunch starts around 12:10pm). 

The hike will start at 1:15pm from the Lower Lot at Pantoll. We will cover the basics of planning and leading a group hike. Starting with planning today's hike. (*See below for more Hike details.)

Parking is free today in the Pantoll Lot. But come early, 8:45am, to assure easy parking and avoid diversion to another lot after Pantoll fills. You will not miss the event if you are a little late, but the hosted breakfast may be gone?

This year we will be working on  some of the most scenic trails. We will be up and around the Pantoll and Bootjack areas.

 Bring some work or gardening gloves, a sun protective hat, water
and  boots. 

Light breakfast and lunch provided. 

 Our State Park Ranger hosts will lead the groups out to the work sites and get things started. Park maintenance staff will also be on site to instruct in proper trail work techniques and give out tools.  

It will be a great way to spend a beautiful spring day, with lots of sunshine and good company; come join the group.

Click to see the Event Flyer


*Hike Leader Training & Hike, afterwards.

*Afterwards we'll have a Meetup hike from Pantoll. Meet in the Lower Parking Lot, (where we usually have lunch). We'll hike out to see the Views, Redwoods, Wildflowers and stretch our legs. 

The Hike and Hike Leader Training will last about  2.5 hours and cover three or four miles. If you would like to learn to use your Smartphone, as a map screen, for the Hiking Trails and as a GPS; for route planning before the hike, and tracking while hiking, bring yours with you. 

But ahead of time, download from the Google Play Store for Droid the following, free apps. Google, "MyTracks" and also, "Google Pedometer".

For iPhone download the, "MyTrails", app.


By coincidence the next day Sunday, April 27, you have a chance to complete the State Parks required paperwork to allow volunteering in the State Park system. 

Below are the specifics regarding completing your State Park, Volunteer's, paperwork;

When:  Sunday April 27 

Time: 3 -5pm

Where:  Lower Southern, Mt Tamalpais State Park

At the White Training Barn on Muir Woods Rd.

Address: 2700 Muir Woods Road

The White Barn is located on Muir Woods Road, between the Muir Woods Nat'l Monument Park & Highway 1. It is on the north side of Muir Woods Road. (The white barn is in the back between two ranch style houses. The only houses on Muir Woods Rd.)                 

State Park employees will help you fill out the Volunteer Service Agreement DPR208 with current emergency contact information, current e-mail, address, etc. (State Parks will then  notify you regarding upcoming events such as the Volunteers Appreciation Picnic!) 

There will be a portable live-scan unit. Be sure to have your drivers license and social security number. 

(If you would like to hike beforehand, see the Meetup listing here for the hike nearby, on Sunday, April 27th, 10:00am.)


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Do we meet at Pan Toll?

    March 10, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Oops, never mind, for some reason i didn't see the meeting place when looking at this on my not too smart phone!

      March 10, 2014

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