Deer Park Loop – Fairfax

Deer Park Trail

Trail Route Map

Directions – To Trail 

From Highway 101

  • Take the San Anselmo/ Sir Francis Drake Blvd Exit and head west on Sir Francis Drake Blvd for 6.0 miles to the town of Fairfax.
  • Upon entering Fairfax, turn left on Pacheo Avenue
  • Then take an immediate right onto Broadway.
  • After one block, turn left onto Bolinas Road (sometimes called Bolinas-Fairfax Road).
  • In roughly 1/2 a mile turn left onto Porteous Avenue.
  • Continue on Porteaous until you reach the parking lot at Deer Park School.


From the Parking lot

  1. From the parking lot walk around the left side of the school to reach the Deer Park Fire Road
  2. Continue straight on the Deer Park Fire Rd
  3. Take a right onto Moore Trail
  4. At bottom of the wood stairs take a sharp left turn onto Canyon Trail/ Pipeline. There is a tall wood sign with moss growing over it.
  5. When you reach a stream junction continue straight ahead on the right side of the stream and up the single track trail until you reach Concrete Pipeline Road (dirt road)
  6. Head left on Concrete Pipeline Road
  7. You will come to a multi-trail junction (five corners)
  8. Head up the steep trail to the right of the wood bathroom with the mountain lion warning sign. J It’s a short hill.
  9. At the top take a right on the Bald Hill Trail it’s a single-track trail.
  10. At the split in the trail, take the trail directly to the left of the wooden sign. You will be on the Yolanda trail headed to Worn Springs Road.
  11. Go left down the unmarked fire road (worn springs)
  12. At the bottom of the hill make a left onto the Buckeye trail a small single-track trail right next to the big oak tree
  13. At the bottom of the single-track trail take a left onto Deer Park trail and back to the school.