Moderately Strenuous

Cypress trees in fog at Lands End
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This trail links visitors to East Fort Miley, the Veterans Administration Hospital, and the Legion of Honor. The current social trail that connects these three locations has many users—dog walkers, runners, golfers from the nearby course, and hikers who wander over from Lands End . Bridging the gap between these...
View overlooking Fort Baker and the Golden Gate
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Length

3.20 miles round-trip
Hike the trails in and around Fort Baker —home to the endangered Mission blue butterfly—and take in spectacular vistas of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge .
Visitors explore the Cataract Trail
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Length

2.70 miles round-trip
Located on Mount Tamalpais ' wild northern slope, this hike starts on Cataract Trail, passes the Laurel Dell picnic area, then veers on to the High Marsh Trail and on to peaceful Potrero Meadows via the Kent Trail. The loop finishes with the Benstein Trail. With varied terrain, terrific views,...
Mountain Lake in the Presidio
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Mountain Lake Trail takes you along the southern edge of the Presidio from Baker Beach to the Broadway Gate. The recently restored habitat of Mountain Lake is home to many native species of flora and fauna, including the Western pond turtle, Pacific chorus frog, and 65 migratory bird species. If...
Hikers explore a newly built segment of the Hawk Hill Trail
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Length

0.20 miles round-trip
Some of the most eye-popping vistas in the Bay Area—beloved by Golden Gate Raptor Observatory staff and volunteers who annually monitor the fall migration from Hawk Hill—are available to individuals with a wide range of abilities.