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Long but lots to see

13 days ago

A one and done kind of thing to experience. I'd rather try taking a drive down it during the off hours. Kind of entertaining to see how excited people get and stop at the intersection to take selfies.

This is a long hike but it's a nice way to see much the waterfront. There will be many people in certain areas and a lot to notice.

Deviated a bit from the trail to add inspiration point since it was so close. A bit hilly for about 2/3 of the trail. Beautiful views of trees esp lovers lane. Great afternoon hike!

walking
1 month ago

Fun and scenic spot in SFO, great scenery around, but often crowded with tourists.

Awesome... I've walked all the embarcadero many times. I use to work some at pier 23 and later at pier 51. A pleasure to walk any of it.

1 month ago

Nice mosaics and a great view from the park at the top.

Loved it....continued along bakers beach and got as close to the bridge as we were able. Awesome views.

scenic driving
2 months ago

Fun drive

scenic driving
2 months ago

Must do in SF; especially when the flowers are blooming; be prepared to wait on the uphill on the other side as it is only one way down. Be considerate of the residents who live on the road. Enjoy the view of Coit Tower. Drive it and walk it.

This was cooler than I was expecting. Great view from the stairs. It's quite a workout coming back up all the steps. I'd improve this by checking out Presidio as well.

hiking
2 months ago

Interesting but short...

2 months ago

The tiled steps are quite beautiful, if you go in the middle of the day. Avoid the crowds

That's a must see place in San Francisco. traffic is terribly bad (may that was weekend).

hiking
3 months ago

This is a really beautiful stop. The steps and landscaping are very well done. Don’t just climb to the top of the steps; continue on to the top of Grand View Park for sweeping views all the way from Golden Gate Park to Downtown San Francisco.

scenic driving
3 months ago

You have to drive down it once

Took a beautiful July 4 morning walk up the Filbert Steps to Coit Tower. Hardly a soul stirring. Beautiful gardens and flowers in bloom on the way up. Great views of the Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge from the top. Great way to get to Coit Tower and get some exercise in! At the bottom of the stairs at the end of the hike you can walk across the street to check out the lovely fountain at Levi Strauss' headquarters.

beautiful space to relax and get out of the house

This is more of a historic walk than a hike.

walking
5 months ago

So cool step and nice views

Iconic. Legendary. A must see.

I had a very good time. Enjoyed the nature very relaxing and the best part is that I could take my dog.

Great beach and bluff exploring with great views of the Bridge. Overnight camping a The Presido Rob Hill Campground

7 months ago

Easy to find and beautiful mosaics there

Probably the most magical little staircase in all of SF. It's hard to describe just how amazing it is, you just have to do it! I have no idea why this was rated as hard. I'm writing this review in case someone decides not to go because of the rating. We didn't stop once and I wasn't even out of breath by the time we reached Coit Tower. If you're not in the best shape, I'd rate this as moderate at the most. It's only about a 5-10 minute walk up the stairs, so even if you're out of shape, it will be over before you know it, and you can always take a mini break on the steps and just enjoy the scenery around you. Coit tower offers some nice views, but it doesn't have the same magical feeling as the steps. Highly recommend to everyone. Although, I'd avoid large groups, as the stairs are narrow and people walk on them all the time. Also, please be respectful of the people who live in the neighborhood, they are very nice. Marked this activity as walking because this isn't actually a hike.

walking
7 months ago

Great place to overlook the city. Good as a short trip, not too much nature but the views are fantastic.

This trail will take you through parts of the city that only the locals know about. Lots of steps, nice view from the tower. Glad that I took the time, no regrets.

hiking
7 months ago

A short touristy walk. Steps are small and can be crowded, but all in all easy to check off the list.

Walked it about 9 p.m. A few of the restaurants and bars were still open, but most shops and other tourists had called it a night. I did see a couple of large rats that looked to have a nest under the sidewalk near the beach.

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