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Presidio Bay Area Ridge Trail

EASY 34 reviews

Presidio Bay Area Ridge Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Francisco, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 2.6 miles Elevation Gain: 164 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly

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A section of the Bay Area Ridge Trail through the woods with some great viewpoints in the Presidio. The entire bay area ridge trail is about 510 miles long and circles the entire bay. This short section winds through San Francisco's Presidio District and has some great views of the bay as well as nice walks through large trees. Near the middle you can take a detour to the National Cemetery Overlook with views of the bay and the golden gate bridge. The final section runs along the Coastal Trail ending at the Golden Gate Bridge.

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1 month ago

Beautiful and quiet walk for some much needed solitude from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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1 month ago

Nice hike through the trees, that leads you close to the Oceanside. Much better than the Ecology trail.

Park at inspiration point if golf parking is full. The end of the trail is along the coast and can be quite cold and windy.

Short loop around golf course. Good for dog walking. Links to additional Presidio trails. If the dog is off leash note that sections are MUPs: watch for cyclists, joggers, large groups.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Really close to road and loud traffic. Beautiful ocean scenery though.

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Sunday, May 07, 2017

Nice hike with great views of the Golden Gate Bridge

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Most of this trail is GREAT (they are currently redirecting the last section to join the coastal trail rather than go through the streets of the old forts). Most of the hike is through the trees with some really great views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge.

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