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Best trails in John McLaren Park

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Explore the most popular trails in John McLaren Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in John McLaren 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 (2)
#1 - Philosopher's Way
John McLaren Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 56 m
Looping around the perimeter of John McLaren Park in southeastern San Francisco, the Philosopher’s Way is a unique trail meant to inspire contemplation. The route is laid out onto existing park trailsShow more
#2 - John McLaren Park Loop
John McLaren Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 34 m
John McLaren Park Loop is a 1.2 mile loop trail located near San Francisco, California. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips. Dogs areShow more