Lands End
Weekend Sherpa

One of the most scenic and stunning trails in the West can be traversed without leaving San Francisco. This 6-mile "Grand Walk" hugs the coastline from the Cliff House to Fort Mason.

Muir Woods hiker
Park E-Ventures Article
Nothing could be easier—or more healthful—than resolving to spend more time outside in the new year. Learn about the benefits of exercise and experiences in nature—and discover helpful resources for beginning new explorations of your Golden Gate National Parks.
Ocean Beach at sunset
Park E-Ventures Article
Early in September, the Surgeon General made the simple (but highly salutary) act of walking a national priority across America. Learn how the Institute at the Golden Gate is heeding Dr. Vivek Murthy’s call, and how you can get “on a stroll” here in our parks.