Bon Tempe Lake: Fishing, hiking near Mt. Tam

On the northern slope of Mount Tamalpais just past Fairfax is a series of sparkling lakes perfect for hiking and fishing. The lakes are actually reservoirs, part of the Marin Municipal Water District, supplying water to Marin County residences. Bon Tempe Lake, the widest of the watershed lakes, is home to an abundance of birds, animals and spring wildflowers.