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Hikes just 15 minutes from San Francisco
No need to give up the Great Outdoors when you're  1visiting San Francisco. You can take a hiking tour that will get you out on a scenic trail in as little as 15 minutes.

A company called Tam Hiking Tours offer the chance to go hike Mt. Tamalpais, which is located only 15 minutes from the city. The mountain is more accessible to city residents than it has been in the past.

The company is operated by Mill Valley resident and lifetime hiker Debra Schwartz, and offers private and group hiking tours for people of all ages. They will provide education about Mt. Tamalpais, Mill Valley and San Francisco history a well as history of the local Native Americans. You'll even learn local geology.

Mt. Tam as it is called offers views of the Pacific Ocean Tiburon, Sausalito, Mt. Diablo and San Francisco. Tours can be 90 minutes to four hours. Personalized tours and organic lunches are available on request.

For information, phone 415-888-2474 or visit
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