AT A GLANCE
HIGHEST SUMMIT: East Peak is reportedly the highest of the three
summits (West, Middle, East). West Peak was originally the highest but
the military shaved off 28 feet in 1950 to accommodate an air force sta-
tion. But according to new as-of-yet-unconfirmed measurements, West
Peak may still be the highest summit, with an elevation of 2,576 feet —
still just a few feet higher than the East Peak.
FAUNA: Raccoons, gray foxes, squirrels, bobcats, coyotes, black-tailed deer, mountain lions and more than 150 species of birds ROCKS: Sandstone, shale, greenstone, chert, quartz, tourmaline, green serpentine FLORA: More than 750 plant species, including these wildflowers: California poppies, lupine, Douglas irises, goldfields and shooting stars
EMERGENCE: Between 80 million and 150 million years ago
ELEVATION: 2,571 feet
TRAILS: More than 60 miles
ANNUAL VISITORS: 800,000
CAMPGROUNDS: Five, including Steep Ravine Environmental Campground (seven campsites, 10 cabins), Alice Eastwood Group Campsite (two group sites), Pantoll Campground ( 16 campsites), Bootjack Campground ( 15 camp- sites) and Frank Valley Group Horse Camp ( 25 campsites).
OWNER: The land is partially owned by the California State Parks system,
with the remaining portion belonging to the Marin Municipal Water District.
PARKING: $8 at Pantoll, Bootjack and East Peak
PARK HOURS: 7 a.m. to sunset
FOR MORE INFORMATION: 415.388.2070, parks.ca.gov