This 7.3 mile loop hike is a Mt. Tam classic, combining waterfalls, redwoods, canyons, grasslands, and awesome views. It is moderate with some steep parts and 2000 feet in elevation change. Spring is an awesome time of year for this hike! We will stop for lunch at about noon.
Here is a description of the hike: https://www.bahiker.com/northbayhikes/stinson.html
What to bring: plenty of water, sturdy shoes, snacks, lunch, $3 to help me with the meetup organizer fee
Allow extra time to find parking.
From US 101 in Marin County, exit CA 1/Mill Valley/Stinson Beach and drive on Shoreline Highway to the junction with Almonte, about 1 mile. Turn left, remaining on Shoreline, and drive about 2.5 miles to the junction with Panoramic Highway. Turn right on Panoramic and drive about 1 mile to the junction with Muir Woods Road; stay straight on Panoramic (right lane). Continue about 7.5 miles (past Pantoll) to the junction with CA 1, just before the town of Stinson Beach. Turn right, drive about 0.2 mile, then turn right (at the fire station) onto Belvedere Avenue. Look for parking on the left side of the road before the "do not enter/wrong way" signs.
If you are unable to find street parking, you can try the Stinson Beach parking lot ( .3 miles away).