Stinson Beach to Dipsea to Steep Ravine to Pantoll Station to Matt Davis to Stinson Beach
We'll start from Stinson Beach and climb 1,500 feet starting on the Dipsea trail and continue on the Steep Ravine trail. At the top, we’ll take a break at the Pantoll Ranger Station with picnic tables and restrooms. After lunch we'll descend the Matt Davis trail back to the beach.
1,500 feet climb
8:00 am at the park and ride
10:00 am at the Stinson Beach parking lot
DIRECTIONS TO STINSON BEACH:
Hwy 80 west toward San Francisco
Merge onto Hwy 37 at Vallejo. Go west.
Merge onto US-101 South toward San Francisco. Go about 15 miles on 101.
Take Exit 455B for STINSON BEACH/HWY 1
Turn Left to stay on Hwy 1. Go about 2.6 miles. Take slight right onto Panoramic Hwy
Go about 8.9 miles on Panoramic Hwy to its end at Hwy 1, being careful to stay on this road at each intersection with other roads.
Turn Rt onto Hwy 1 and proceed into town for about .5 miles
Once in the town of Stinson Beach look for the large parking lot on the beach (free and on your left).
We will regroup on the pavement in front of the large public restroom.
After the hike, those who wish can hang out on the beach, or take off for a bite to eat. There are restaurants within walking distance from the beach.