Mt. Tamalpais as seen from Muir Beach Overlook
|Elevation||2,574 feet (784 metres)|
|Prominence||2,460 ft (750 m)|
|Location||Marin County, California, USA|
|Range||California Coast Ranges|
|Topo map||USGS San Rafael|
|First ascent||1830s by Jacob P. Leese|
|Easiest route||Railroad Grade fire trail|
Mount Tamalpais (pronounced /tæməlˈpaɪ.ɨs/, known locally as "Mount Tam") is the highest mountain in the Marin Hills. It is in Marin County, California, United States. It is often seen as a symbol of Marin County.
A lot of Mount Tamalpais is on protected public lands such as Mount Tamalpais State Park and the Mount Tamalpais Watershed. The elevation at the East Peak, its second highest point, is 2,572 feet (784 m). The West Peak, the mountain's highest peak, is 2,574 feet (785 m) above sea level.