6.5 miles
995 ft
-1,000 ft
2,038 ft
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Bolinas Ridge - Cataract Loop is a 6 mile less popular intermediate route located near Mill Valley California. This hike primary route and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 2 trails. This route climbs 995 ft with a max elevation of 2,038 ft then descends -1,000 ft.
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More Stats for Bolinas Ridge - Cataract Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,454 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,515 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,512 ft
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  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,244 ft


  1. Walk northeast on Matt Davis Trail.
  2. Continue for 300 meters.
  3. Make a sharp left onto Old Stage.
  4. Continue for 60 meters.
  5. Bear right onto Matt Davis Trail.
  6. Continue for 70 meters.
  7. Walk west on Upper Old Mine Trail.
  8. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  9. Walk north on Cataract Trail.
  10. Continue for 100 meters.
  11. Turn left to stay on Cataract Trail.
  12. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  13. Turn left onto Laurel Dell Fire Rd.
  14. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  15. Walk northwest on Willow Camp Fire Road.
  16. Continue for 200 meters.
  17. Make a sharp left onto Bolinas Ridge Trail.
  18. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  19. Walk northeast on Matt Davis Trail.
  20. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Upper Old Mine Trail
Jan 17, 2024 @ 10:03pm
Jan 17, 2024
Cataract Trail
Jan 1, 2024 @ 5:42am
Jan 1, 2024
Waterfalls were full and so are the crowds. Trail was wet but in good shape. There was one tree down across the trail, but it’s easy to go around.
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  • By 1Hunter-R & contributors
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