Explore the most popular trails near San Francisco 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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It’s a great trail and a great view. But, if you go on the small trails up higher, they are very steep and some may find them pretty scary.

Difficult to beat for a city walk!

hiking
3 days ago

This was such a wonderful urban hike and one that I definitely want to do again in the near future. If you are visiting San Francisco, this one is an absolute must since it takes you through Chinatown, Little Italy and down along the Waterfront in The Embarcadero.

I have visited San Francisco more times than I can count and still found this hike very worthwhile since it took me on routes I would have never discovered on my own including down steps and through various parks.

I started on a Saturday morning at 7 a.m. which ended up being the absolute perfect time to go since the streets were empty and I could work on my pace without having to navigate other pedestrians. I was able to hike it at 3 miles an hour and I’m currently only a moderately experienced hiker.

Definitely do this hike! You won’t regret it!

hiking
3 days ago

hiking
4 days ago

Beautiful coastal beach trail that's easy and open and there's to see of doggies to see!

There were a lot of good trails to wander around and it was challenging enough to remain interesting. Had a lot of fun!

hiking
6 days ago

Amazing hike with great views. Plenty of beaches as you keep going.

hiking
8 days ago

There is so much to see and it is fairly easy for everyone to do! The cave is definitely something you can’t miss!

hiking
10 days ago

Easy trail for the whole family

very pleasant and easy walk! very distracted by all the cute dogs. Don't come here if you want a challenging walk/hike.

One of our happy places, especially the leash free beach for the pups.

hiking
23 days ago

Good walk by the shore. Can take nice pictures with Golden gate on the back drop.

hiking
29 days ago

Even though it’s not too long, you can take little paths here and there which have stairs and makes it a fun workout. The weather was beautiful and a lot of different points of the trail felt private like you were alone exploring fun tunnels and caves.

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