San Francisco Hikes
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Photo: Sarah Akkineni, alltrails.com
The Mt. Davidson trail is a 1.5 mile hike in a woodsy area that offers scenic views in San Francisco. It’s good for all skill levels and features beautiful wildflowers.
Photo: Chelsea Altman, alltrails.com
This trail near Sausalito is about 2 miles out-and-back and descends to a beautiful beach by Golden Gate bridge. When it’s not foggy, the trail has great views.
Photo: Russell Cook, alltrails.com
This 2 mile windy and steep hike down to the beach has 200-foot high sandy bluffs on San Francisco’s coast, and has been described by some as more of a dog park than a hike. Dogs can be off leash here.
Photo: Valerie Pledger, alltrails.com
“Mount Sutro Loop is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near San Francisco, California that features a great forest setting.” — AllTrails
Photo: Kimberly Reyes, alltrails.com
As its name suggests, this 2.2 mile loop in the Presidio takes hikers along the Pacific Ocean cliffs, full of coastal plants, wildlife and stunning views. Visitors may take steps down to Marshall Beach.
Photo: Cody Captain, alltrails.com
This popular 3.4 mile loop in San Francisco offers beautiful views of the Pacific and the Golden Gate Bridge, and explores the historic Sutro Baths. The trails are in vast cliff areas with dark cypress and open grass.
Photo: Jack McPherson, alltrails.com
This heavily trafficked route in the Presidio is 6.3 miles and goes across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, giving great views.