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Last Mount Tam Train To Return Home
Fred Runner wins auctioned-off Locomotive No. 9, which ran along the former Mount Tamalpais Scenic Railway, also known as the Crookedest Railroad in the World. After it is restored, it will return to Marin and Mount Tamalpiass
LA Times Travel writer wish list for 2023 includes hike to West Point Inn
LA Times travel writer "who's been everywhere" lists a hike to West Point Inn, Mt. Tamalpian State Park as one of the 18 adventures in California to consider in 2023
Marin IJ Features Pancake Breakfast
The West Point Inn, near the top of Mt. Tamalpais in Mill Valley, raised close to $5,000 at its pancake breakfast fundraiser, Sept. 11. The event, hosted by Bob Newcomer and Gordy MacDermott, both of San Rafael, attracted 525 people.
Outside Magazine - Hike to a Lodge on the California Coast
West Point Inn is listed as one of "The Best 25 Winter Trips in the World" in the October 2021 issue of Outside Magazine. "We scoured North America, the Caribbean, and Mexico to come up with close-to-home destinations brimming with fun for any type of traveler" - and West Point Inn is on that list: "It’s just far enough to feel like you’ve earned a good night’s sleep, but not so far that you can’t bring the kids."
Serene Lodging Atop Mt Tam (BORP article)
Bay Area Outreach and Recreation (BORP):
"The Emig Cabin completed in summer 2017 is a purposefully built accessible cabin and features a private bathroom with a roll-in shower, a double and twin bed, and a small porch. Other cabin and Inn rooms are not accessible."
Snow on Mount Tam and WPI
Mount Tamalpais and the West Point Inn get remarkable snowfall on Februrary 24, 2023. Adventureres are on the mountain and our WPI innkeepers are there to tend the Inn.
Susan B. Anthony Visits Mount Tam
120 years ago today, Wednesday, September 16, 1896, Susan B. Anthony was a guest of Tamalpais Scenic Railway. She spoke before two women's groups at the summit. She was on a campaign tour supporting an amendment to the California constitution allowing women the right to vote.
West Point Inn Opens New Accessible Cabin
The West Point is accepting reservations for the Emig cabin. This newly opened cabin is wheelchair accessible and features a private bathroom with accessible toilet, wheelchair accessible sink and roll-in/walk-in shower, a double bed and a twin bed for an assistant.
While you're traveling
New York Times travel blurb by Joanne Devereaux includes the experience of hiking Mount Tamalpais and considering an overnight stay at the West Point Inn.