Trails with the best views of the Golden Gate Bridge

Top Bay Area hikes to gaze at the famous San Francisco Bridge

Four hikers trek down the SCA Trail in the Marin Headlands with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background.

The soaring and spectacular Golden Gate Bridge is the centerpiece to the Golden Gate National Parks and anchors miles of parklands from San Francisco to Marin, all waiting for you to explore. From ADA-accessible, family-friendly trails to steep, sweat-inducing treks, these are the pathways that'll give you Instagram-worthy, jaw-dropping views of the iconic span that you'll just have to see to believe. 

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