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Best trails in Mount Davidson Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Mount Davidson Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

At 938 feet, Mt. Davidson is the highest point in San Francisco. Its most noticeable feature, aside from its height, is the 103-foot concrete cross at its peak. Seen from above, there is a clear division between the mountain’s eucalyptus forest on the west and coastal scrub and grassland on the east. Mt. Davidson has significant natural and recreational resources. The diversity of vegetation provides habitat for a wide range of migratory and resident birds, including 18 locally sensitive species. Myriad trails traverse the western slopes, where the densely overgrown vegetation and fog drip give a hiker the feeling of being in a rainforest.

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#1 - Mount Davidson
Mount Davidson Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 24 m
Named after famous geographer and Sierra Club charter member George Davidson, Mount Davidson is the highest natural point in San Francisco. Visitors to the park find striking panoramic views of the ciShow more