Kirby Cove Road

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Golden Gate Bridge at sunrise from Kirby Cove

The steep, mile-long trail to the cove begins at the parking area above Battery Spencer on Conzelman Road—eye-level with the Golden Gate Bridge's towers—and descends through a grove of cypress, eucalyptus, and pine.

Surface Category

Length

2.25 miles round-trip

Elevation Gain

287.00 feet

Elevation Loss

-635.00 feet

Typical Tread Width

170 Inches

Minimum Tread Width

60 Inches

Typical Cross-Slope

5%

Maximum Cross-Slope

19%

Typical Grade

-6%

Maximum Grade

19%