Adventures Tagged: San Francisco

Hiking the Philosopher's Way in McLaren Park San Francisco Hiking the Philosopher's Way in McLaren Park San Francisco Hiking the Philosopher's Way in McLaren Park San Francisco

The Philosopher’s Way trails in McLaren Park in southern San Francisco, CA offer a thought provoking walk through Eucalyptus woods and grasslands with some great views of San Francisco from the south.

Hiking Bernal Heights Park in San Francisco Hiking Bernal Heights Park in San Francisco Hiking Bernal Heights Park in San Francisco

Short hike on a hill in Bernal Heights Park in southeastern San Francisco with great views of the bay and city.

Hiking Batteries to Bluffs Trail in San Francisco Hiking Batteries to Bluffs Trail in San Francisco Hiking Batteries to Bluffs Trail in San Francisco

Hikers flock to this scenic hike on sandy stairways along the Pacific coast with views of the Marin Headlands, Golden Gate Bridge, and the northwest tip of San Francisco.

Hiking Twin Peaks in San Francisco Hiking Twin Peaks in San Francisco Hiking Twin Peaks in San Francisco

Gorgeous views atop some famous hills in San Francisco, Twin Peaks north and south summits might be crowded, but the view is worth a visit at least once.

Hiking the tallest SF peak at Mt. Davidson Park Hiking the tallest SF peak at Mt. Davidson Park Hiking the tallest SF peak at Mt. Davidson Park

The tallest peak in San Francisco, Mount Davidson park bears a giant cross statue and has several short trails to choose from. Shade awaits at the top.

Hiking SF Bay Trail in Candlestick Point SRA Hiking SF Bay Trail in Candlestick Point SRA Hiking SF Bay Trail in Candlestick Point SRA

The lengthy SF Bay Trail runs alongside the SF Bay and 3COM/Candlestick Park in the section named Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. Two and a half miles of scenic bay hiking to be had here.

Hiking Angel Island State Park in the SF Bay Hiking Angel Island State Park in the SF Bay Hiking Angel Island State Park in the SF Bay

Take a ferry to hike or bike on the gorgeous island called Angel’s Island State Park. Excellent 360 degree view of the San Francisco Bay from Mount Livermore, the highest point on the island.

Hiking Bay Area Ridge Trail and others in San Francisco Presidio Hiking Bay Area Ridge Trail and others in San Francisco Presidio Hiking Bay Area Ridge Trail and others in San Francisco Presidio

The Presidio has a lot of hiking trails situated in the northwesternmost part of the city. Great views of the Golden Gate and Pacific Ocean await.

Hike on Lands End Trail in San Francisco CA Hike on Lands End Trail in San Francisco CA Hike on Lands End Trail in San Francisco CA

The Land’s End trail on the Pacific Ocean in San Francisco offers an excellent and relaxing hike with gorgeous sunset views.

Hiking in McLaren Park in San Francisco Hiking in McLaren Park in San Francisco Hiking in McLaren Park in San Francisco

McLaren Park is a large city park on the southern end of San Francisco. In addition to an offleash dog walking area it has a couple reservoirs, water towers and a few miles of hiking trails with some wonderful views of San Francisco.

Hiking amongst hang Gliders at Fort Funston Hiking amongst hang Gliders at Fort Funston Hiking amongst hang Gliders at Fort Funston

Hiking along Fort Funston can be a little crowded but offers great ocean views and a special treat in having hang gliders flying by you as you walk.

Hiking Lands End trails in San Francisco Hiking Lands End trails in San Francisco Hiking Lands End trails in San Francisco

Land’s End is on the far north west edges of San Francisco and the peninsula. This hike offers great views of beaches, cliffs, the Golden Gate Bridge, several shipwrecks and boats sailing.