Short Loop in Olompali Park
3.2 miles     600 ft
6 May 2010

Nice hike through a shaded forest.

Location: Olompali State Historic Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails.


Trailhead: Main parking lot.

Route: Walk along Miwok Trail for 0.33 miles to reach a junction with Lower Mt Burdell Trail (called Loop Trail at the junction). Continue along Miwok Trail for another 1.01 miles to reach a junction with Upper and Lower Mt Burdell Trails. Continue along Lower Mt Burdell Trail → Miwok Trail, back to the parking lot.

Notes: Olompali historic site is within 0.2 miles of the park entrance. Some Miwok settlements may be seen here.


Location: close to 8900 Redwood Hwy, Novato, CA 94945 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: The park entrance is accessible only to southbound traffic along US-101 South. Northbound vehicles have to go past the park, take the Redwood Sanitry Landsfill Road, then follow signs to join US-101 South and reach the park.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $8 per vehicle (last visited: May 2010)

Capacity: Dozens of cars may be parked inside the park.

Latitude: 38.151525     Longitude: -122.570150


Full photo album — 6 May 2010

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: Mount Burdell from Olompali Park.
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