Hard

Stairs down to Black Sands Beach
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

1.08 miles round-trip
The trail down is steep with plenty of stairs. There are a number of places where the flora gets tall and it seems walled in. On a foggy day, the trail disappears ahead of you. On clear days, the beach below provides quite the reward. Become a beachcomber on the...
View from Sutro Heights
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.16 miles round-trip
This is a short and steep downhill that brings you from 48th Ave down to Balboa Street. The path has a few steep steps built into the hillside which makes the difficulty Intermediate/Difficult. This path goes from Ocean Beach up to Sutro Heights Park and back.
Boardwalk trail along Redwood Creek through Muir Woods
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

2.03 miles round-trip
From the visitor center, begin this trail through a valley of old-growth coast redwoods. This will be an outing like no other, due to the incredible trees that line this trail. If you need, there are plenty of benches to sit back and look up from. Muir Woods National Monument...
red-legged frog
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.24 miles round-trip
Like most of Mori Point as a whole, the flat and short Pollywog Trail is great for families. Kids will enjoy listening to (and trying to see!) the frogs that call the ponds and wetlands home around Mori Point. Keep an eye out for the threatened California red-legged frog, which...
View over Tennessee Valley toward the beach and ocean
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

2.61 miles round-trip
Best used in the downhill, northerly direction into Tennessee Valley . From the junction with the Miwok Trail - Bunker Road to Wolf Ridge, the trail starts fairly level, crossing several wood bridges with nice views over Tennessee Valley out to the Pacific Ocean. Dropping from the ridge, it gets...
Meditation on the bluffs at Mori Point
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.44 miles round-trip
At the end of the Old Mori Road Trail, at the west end of Mori Point , you'll come to the intimidating sight of the Bootlegger's Steps. If you can, take a deep breath and power through, because you'll be rewarded at the top with a seascape to rival the...
Sunset at Milagra Ridge
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.35 miles round-trip
From the Sharp Park entrance, this flat trail includes a loop on the ridge that opens up to beautiful hilltop meadows. Easy singletrack and doubletrack will take you around the peak.
Intersection of the Lost Trail and Canopy View Trail
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

1.09 miles round-trip
From the top descending into Muir Woods National Monument , you'll find switchbacks, loose footing, and plenty of roots and branches and rocks to step over. The descent will take you through a fast-changing landscape. You'll be shaded most of the way with pockets of light sneaking in between the...
Lobos Creek Trail boardwalk
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.68 miles round-trip
Before San Francisco became the bustling city we know today, a large part of it was made up of coastal sand dunes. With the development of San Francisco over two centuries, much of the native landscape no longer exists. In 1994, the Presidio's Lobos Creek Valley underwent a major restoration...
Cypress trees in fog at Lands End
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.24 miles round-trip
This short connector trail links the main Coastal Trail thoroughfare across Lands End to El Camino del Mar, near the Legion of Honor art museum. A part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the Legion of Honor houses a vast collection of ancient and European art in a...