Mt Livermore
4.7 miles     900 ft
24 Apr 2010
Summary

Awesome short hike to the highest point in Angel Island.

Location: Angel Island State Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails.

» Official Camping Map: Good map showing various trails.

» Walker's Map of San Francisco by Pease Press: Excellent quality maps showing many parks and trails in the San Francisco area. Many of these parks do not have free trail maps online. Cost was $7.95 in April 2011.

Route

Parking: Excellent directions. There is a map at the bottom of this page that shows locations of parking locations. The parking near the ferry terminal is expensive ($16 for 5 hours). There are other parking lots near Beach Street which offer $5 parking for the whole day.

To Mt Livermore (2.1 miles): From the ferry terminal, follow North Ridge Trail (1.7 miles) to reach an intersection with Sunset Trail. Turn right along an unnamed trail that goes up to Mt Livermore (0.4 miles).

To Ayala Cove (2.6 miles): From the top of Mt Livermore, follow an unnmaed trail (0.4 miles) that meets Sunset Trail. Turn right on Sunset Trail (1.0 miles) to reach an intersection with Fire Road. Continue along Sunset Trail (1.2 miles) to reach Perimeter Road. Cross Perimeter Road and continue along a trail leading to Ayala Cove (0.4 miles) to return to the ferry terminal.

Trailhead

Location: 21 Main St, Belvedere Tiburon, CA 94920 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: Excellent directions. There is a map at the bottom of this page that shows locations of parking locations. The parking near the ferry terminal is expensive ($16 for 5 hours). There are other parking lots near Beach Street which offer $5 parking for the whole day.

From San Francisco, follow 101 North. Take exit 447 for CA-131 toward Tiburon Blvd / E Blithedale Blvd and turn right onto CA-131 East. Drive for 4.2 miles, turn right onto Main Street. Ferry terminal is on the left.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $5 per day at select parking lots (last visited: September 2012)

Capacity: Hundreds of cars may be parked at various parking lots in downtown Tiburon. Many of them offer $5 parking for the whole day.

Latitude: 37.873264     Longitude: -122.456276

Views from Mt Livermore

Full photo album — 24 April 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Mt Livermore and East Perimeter.
Ferry Terminals

Full photo album — 24 April 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Mt Livermore and East Perimeter.
North Ridge Trail

Full photo album — 24 April 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Mt Livermore and East Perimeter.
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