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Best trails in Golden Gate Park

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Looking for a great trail in Golden Gate Park, California? AllTrails has 7 great trail running trails, dogs leash trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in Golden Gate Park ranging from 0.7 to 6.3 miles and from 147 to 426 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Golden Gate Park
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Park hours
Monday
5:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 am - 12:00 am
Sunday
5:00 am - 12:00 am
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Top trails (7)
#1 - Golden Gate Park Loop
Golden Gate Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
Come explore the wonders of Golden Gate Park! As one of the third most visited parks in the United States, Golden Gate Park is a large urban park featuring a variety of popular attractions. This park Show more
#2 - Stow Lake and Strawberry Hill Loop
Golden Gate Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 55 m
The Stow Lake Loop offers a pleasant stroll around a beautiful lake. A popular spot for joggers and bird watchers. Explore The island and walk past Hunington FallsShow more
#3 - Golden Gate Park Perimeter Loop
Golden Gate Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
Golden Gate Park Perimeter Loop is a 7.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near San Francisco, California that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity Show more
#4 - Golden Gate Park, Lands End and Presidio Loop
Golden Gate Park
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Length: 11.3 mi • Est. 5 h 5 m
Golden Gate Park, Lands End and Presidio Loop is a 11.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near San Francisco, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily Show more
#5 - Panhandle and Music Concourse Loop
Golden Gate Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
Panhandle and Music Concourse Loop is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near San Francisco, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail iShow more
#6 - Polo Field Cycling Track
Golden Gate Park
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Length: 0.7 mi
Please note: This is a cycling track only. The cycle track at the Polo Fields may only be used when the Polo Fields are not in use. For further information please contact the San Francisco RecreatiShow more
#7 - Golden Gate Park Polo Field Loop
Golden Gate Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
Golden Gate Park Polo Field Loop is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Francisco, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and traShow more