o'rourkeBay seniors seeking transcendence can find it 2,040 feet up on the peak slopes of Mt. Tamalpais. O’Rourke’s Bench is your destination. Its plaque installed in 1927 reads “Give me these hills and the friends I love. I ask no other heaven.” It ‘s an easy 15 minute stroll from the parking lot at Rock Springs and your reward on a clear day is a glorious panorama from SF to Mt. Diablo. Even on a foggy day the sea of clouds stretching to the horizon is undeniably sublime. No dogs.

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