Friends of Tamarancho

The Marin Council, Boy Scouts of America, operates Camp Tamarancho in the hills above Fairfax.  We provide access to several excellent mountain biking trails on camp property in partnership with the Friends of Tamarancho.




Gold Passes

available NOW!

See below.












Trails are closed when raining or wet from rain.

Thank you for ensuring proper stewardship of these trails by adhering to these rules.

2018 Individual Pass = $45

2018 Family Pass = $60
Day Pass = $5

2018-19 Individual GOLD Pass = $85

2018-19 Family GOLD Pass = $115

Your donation is tax deductible.

There are many ways to enjoy this program. By clicking one of these links, you can pay for your pass online OR you can download the application (link below):

  • 2018 pass—now until Dec. 31, 2018, access as an Individual
  • 2018 pass—Now until Dec. 31, 2018, access as a Family,
  • 2018-19 GOLD pass—now until Dec. 31, 2019, access as an Individual
  • 2018-19 GOLD pass—now until Dec. 31, 2019, access as a Family
  • One-Day Pass
    Children under 16 do not need passes.

Details and conditions are in the FOT application form. Please download the form, read it, sign, and retain a copy. Your submission of payment online with your credit card indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions therein. Tamarancho rules. When you sign up, you receive email newsletters from time to time with updates about Tamarancho as well as other trail news around Marin.
Also print and read this helpful map of the area - note the parking information in particular.

No parking is permitted anywhere on Iron Springs Road at any time.

If you have questions, please email or contact the BSA Service Office.

  • Pass must always be visible while riding
  • Don't ride in the rain
    or when trails are wet
  • Ride in control
  • No dogs

Possession of a Tamarancho pass does not entitle the bearer to drive or park on Iron Springs Road. Parking is allowed in legal spaces in Fairfax, and cyclists must ride to the trailhead.

Caballo Rojo progress report!
Read more . . .


Check out the Spring 2017 issue of the Friends of Tamarancho newsletter by
clicking this link.




We wish you safe and enjoyable riding on the trails at Tamarancho

Wildlife Awareness and Safety for Camp Tamarancho

Coyotes         Mountain Lions 

Rattlesnakes         Ticks





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225 West End Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901
Tel 415-454-1081, Fax 415-454-5511
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