Asphalt

Young cyclists set off from Crissy Field
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

2.52 miles round-trip
If you're cycling, this is the path to follow on your way to the western side of Crissy Field , Fort Point , or the Golden Gate Bridge . By avoiding the Crissy Promenade that's closer to the bayshore, you'll avoid potential mishaps with pedestrians and enjoy a smoother ride...
Cypress trees in fog at Lands End
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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...
GGRO Hawkwatchers spy the skies from Hawk Hill
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Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.21 miles round-trip
Watch hawks trace circles in the sky from rolling hills in the Marin Headlands . Besides its widescreen vistas of the Pacific and the Golden Gate, Hawk Hill offers fascinating wildlife experiences. It is the best place to witness the fall raptor migration with the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory ,...
Golden Gate Bridge views from the paths at Fort Mason
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Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.67 miles round-trip
From Golden Gate National Recreation Area headquarters at Fort Mason (the big, green-roofed building), follow the winding, paved pathway across the Great Meadow...beloved by locals as one of San Francisco's most popular "backyards." On sunny weekends, you'll find its grassy expanses covered by San Franciscans lounging, picknicking, and soaking up...
Cyclist rests by the trail through east Crissy Field
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Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.21 miles round-trip
This short connector trail, lined by lovely trees, links the Mason Street bike path to the east Crissy Field parking area. It'll take you by Crissy Field Center , the Parks Conservancy's urban environmental education center in partnership with the National Park Service and Presidio Trust.
Joggers enjoy the Crissy Field Promenade
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Difficulty: Easiest

Length

3.44 miles round-trip
Restored in 2001, Crissy Field wasted no time in becoming a San Francisco icon and a gem of the Parks Conservancy. The former military airfield now sports a clean, smooth promenade with views of the Golden Gate, Alcatraz , and the North and East Bays.
Equestrians ride through foggy Fort Funston
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Most locals know Fort Funston is Fido-tastic for dog-walking (or dog-watching!). But it's also a great place to bring your other four-legged friends for a pleasant (but windy) ride. The network of pathways across Fort Funston can accommodate equestrians!
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.28 miles round-trip
Hikers explore West Fort Miley
trail
Difficulty: Easiest

Length

0.38 miles round-trip
Fort Miley is hidden in plain sight. If you’ve visited Lands End or Sutro Baths, you’ve already passed right by this former military site. On your next visit, look east as you find parking near the USS San Francisco Memorial, you’ll see a paved road and one entrance to this...
Gradual descent to the surf at China Beach
trail
Difficulty: Moderate

Length

0.11 miles round-trip
Access to the beach is via a paved drive or stairway down from the parking lot to water level.