Lake Merced Trail

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Lake Merced Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Francisco, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
4.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
160 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

road biking

trail running

walking

lake

views

wildlife

A paved loop, this trail is popular for joggers, and road bikers. A beautiful loop for a nice day, its a popular spot to walk your dog.

hiking
1 hour ago

walking
20 days ago

Cool, park, but has a side walk part, at one point of the trail, that has traffic noise driving through

hiking
20 days ago

walking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

walking
1 month ago

my family and I love this place. the lake is beautiful and the park area is really nice also.

2 months ago

hiking
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walking
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trail running
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walking
8 months ago

Lots of runners, walkers, and strollers. Don't forget to cross the bridge!

walking
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