Mini Hikes

Unless otherwise noted, Mini Hikers meet at 10:30 a.m., and carpool to the trailhead




Sep 12 Donna Mumford   
Bon Tempe – Shadyside.  A pleasant mini hike from Bon Tempe Dam on the Shadyside to the Lagunitas picnic area for lunch and return the same way. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at Fairfax Parkade (across from Fairfax Theater). 
650-878-3363  ddmumford@yahoo.com


Sep 19 Tessa Kohn   

Sutro Heights – Land’s End.  A mini hike along San Francisco’s Land’s End to the Legion of Honor, with lunch at the Japanese Memorial. Return through the USS San Francisco Memorial. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 in the parking lot above the Cliff House Visitors Center.  415-584-8445  t4kohn@sbcglobal.net


Sep 26 Mary Johnson

Barth’s Retreat.  A mini hike along the Benstein Trail to Camp Potrero and over to Barth’s Retreat for lunch, then return on the Mickey O’Brien and the Cataract Trails. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.  415-731-1145   freespirittours@sbcglobal.net 


Oct 3 Ann Prince   

The Hoo-Koo-e-Koo.  A gentle walk from Mountain Home along the Matt Davis Trail, then the Hoo-Koo-e-Koo across the flank of Mount Tamalpais to the site of the Mesa Station for lunch. Back by 2 pm.  Meet at 10:30 the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.  650-952-0990  annprince@fastmail.com


Oct 10 Tessa Kohn   

Mori Point – Pacifica.  A pleasant walk along the shoreline in GGNRA’s newest park to the Pacifica Pier for lunch.  Meet at 10:30 at the end of Bradford Road in Pacifica.  415-584-8445  t4kohn@sbcglobal.net


Oct 17 John Annee   

Troop 80-Camp Eastwood.  A mini hike along the Troop 80 and Sierra trails to Camp Eastwood for lunch. 

Return on the Camp Eastwood Road. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.  510-748-0478  johnannee@comcast.net 


Oct 24 Kathy Kuefler    

Laurel Dell and the Cataracts.  An easy mini-hike going along Cataract Creek to Laurel Dell for lunch with an extension to see the cataracts. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.  415-585-3380 kkuef@hotmail.com


Oct 31 Helene Gibbs 

Baltimore Canyon.   A mini hike through redwoods and Douglas firs in this cool and shaded Open Space Preserve on Tam’s north ridge, with an optional restaurant lunch after. Only a snack stop on hike. Meet at 10:30 at Onyx Street and Madrone Avenue in Larkspur.  Lunch at Djs Chinese Restaurant.  415-383-7468  hellew96@pacbell.net 


Nov 7 Helene Gibbs 

Tennessee Valley.  An easy walk down Tennessee Valley to the beach for lunch. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the Tennessee Valley parking lot by the stables.  415-383-7468  hellew96@pacbell.net


Nov 14 Gary Archer

China Camp.  A pleasant mini-hike exploring the Shoreline Trail in China Camp State Park with lunch at Bullhead Flat on the Bay shore. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the Miwok Meadows trailhead on San Pedro Road in San Rafael.

510-523-3076  gary.archer@gmail.com


Nov 28 Dave Mumford  

Muir Woods.  A pleasant mini hike through Muir Woods to Camp Eastwood for lunch, then return on the Hillside Trail. Back by 2 pm. Meet at Muir Woods parking lot at 10am.  You will need to purchase a reservation.

650-878-3363  ddmumford@yahoo.com


Dec 5 Naomi Hanson 

Mountain Theater - Rock Spring.  A mini hike up the Bootjack Trail to Mountain Theater, around to Rock Spring for lunch, then back on the Old Mine and Matt Davis Trails. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 at the rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.

415-295-0488 naomih39@comcast.net


Dec 12 John Annee   

Bon Tempe Loop.  A pleasant walk on the Sunnyside and Forman Trails to the Lagunitas picnic area for lunch, then back the same way. Back by 2 pm. Meet at 10:30 am at Fairfax Parkade (across from the Fairfax Theater).

510-748-0478  johnannee@comcast.net 


Dec 19 John Annee

The Hoo-Koo-e-Koo.  A shorter than normal hike along the Hoo-K00-e-Koo trail ending around 1:00 pm at the CAC Lodge where we will join the other Wednesday hiking groups for a holiday party.  Please bring food or drink to share and a $5 donation for use of the CAC Lodge. Drinks, nuts, cheese and crackers, dip and chips etc. would be great!    

Meet at 10:30 atthe rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.

510-748-0478  johnannee@comcast.net 


Dec 28 Dave Mumford

Pipeline to Tourist Club.  A mini hike on the Pipeline and Sun Trails to the Tourist Club for lunch. Return on the Panoramic Trail. Back by 2 pm.  Meet at 10:30 atthe rear parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy, 759 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley.

650-878-3363  ddmumford@yahoo.com



 Hike Levels:     Mini    1A   2B