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Old St. Hilary's Landmark and Wildflower Preserve

Old St. Hilary's Landmark and Wildflower Preserve Review

The architectural centerpiece of the Old St. Hilary's Landmark and Wildflower Preserve is a stark-white 1886 Carpenter Gothic church that overlooks the town and the bay from its hillside perch. Surrounding the church, which was barged over from Strawberry Point in 1957, is a wildflower preserve that's spectacular in May and June, when the rare black jewelflower blooms. Expect a steep walk uphill to reach the preserve. The hiking trails behind the landmark wind up to a peak that has 360-degree views of the entire Bay Area (great photo op).

    Contact Information

  • Address: 201 Esperanza St., off Mar West St. or Beach Rd. Tiburon, CA 94920 | Map It
  • Phone: 415/435–1853
  • Cost: $3 suggested donation
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., Sun. 1–4 and by appointment
  • Website:
  • Location: Tiburon
Updated: 05-06-2013

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