Red Flag Warning Prompts Marin County to Close Roads, Recreation Sites MondayRestrictions on public recreation areas in Marin County have been put into effect during the red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service for elevations of 1,000 feet or more from 10 p.m. Sunday to 8 p.m. Monday.
Woman Injured On Mother's Day Mt. Tam Hike Rescued By CHP ChopperA 53-year-old Pleasant Hill woman celebrating Mother’s Day hiking with her family on Mount Tamalpais was rescued when she fell and became injured Sunday afternoon.
KPIX 5 Reporter Gets Surprise On-Camera Marriage ProposalMoments after KPIX 5 reporter Emily Turner had finished her live shot for the 5 p.m. news, she ended up being part of an even more dramatic story that was caught on camera.
Mount Tam 'Lookout' Gives Firefighters A Head Start On High Fire DangerMarin County is one the few places in the Bay Area still using "fire lookouts" on days with high fire danger.
Teen Found Safe On Mount Tamalpais After Getting Lost Overnight A teenager reported missing while hiking on Mount Tamalpais was found safe Thursday morning, according to authorities.
Wildlife Photo Project Captures Candid Shots Of Marin County CrittersA curious fox, a close-up snapshot of a bobcat and mountain lions prowling at night are just some of the candid wildlife photos captured by the new Marin Wildlife Picture Index Project.
UCSF Doctor Found Dead Off Hiking Trail On Mt. TamalpaisA hiker who was found dead off a trail near Phoenix Lake on Mount Tamalpais on Wednesday has been identified by the Marin County coroner's office as University of California at San Francisco doctor Julian Thomas Parer, 81, of Kentfield.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near Bay AreaIf you enjoy summer backpacking and live in the Bay Area, there are plenty of good options within an easy drive. From a canopy of towering redwoods to cooling sea breezes and magnificent vistas, a summer journey in a regional or state park is a trip worth taking.
Controlled Burns On Mount Tam Help Keep Marin County Water CleanMarin County water district maintenance crews are carefully burning piles of dead brush, reducing the fuel load above reservoirs in advance of the summer fire season.
Best Observation Decks In The Bay AreaA visitor's guide to five of the best observation decks in the San Francisco Bay Area
Online Apps Making It Easier To Post Illegal Trails In Bay Area ParksThe agency that oversees a large portion of land on Mount Tamalpais says it is encountering a new problem of people posting illegal trail locations online.
Best Winter Hikes Near San FranciscoFive of the best winter hikes within a two hour drive of San Francisco
1 Of 2 Hikers Reported Missing Arrested After Trying To Evade Authorities On Mount TamalpaisThe missing female hiker on Mount Tamalpais who was found late Tuesday morning allegedly avoided law enforcement personnel who were searching for her because she had an outstanding warrant for her arrest in Mendocino County, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Two Hikers Who Went Missing On Mount Tamalpais Found SafeTwo hikers who went missing on Mount Tamalpais overnight have been found safe.
Deaths Of 2 Women On Mount Tamalpais Trails Were Accidental, Coroner Says Two women hikers who were found dead on Mt. Tamalpais trails in April died of accidental causes, not foul play, the Marin County coroner’s office said Tuesday.