Hike San Francisco Pocket Guide
Hike San Francisco Pocket Guide

Best Day Hikes in and Around the City

Proud residents love it and San Francisco is everybody’s favorite city to visit—especially if you like to hike! Trails lead through lovely parks and all the best hikes have easy transit to the start. Explore the Presidio, Golden Gate Park and Lands End. Discover hikes near San Francisco on Angel Island, mighty Mt. Tam, and the ancient redwoods in Muir Woods. Amazing hiker-only views of the Golden Gate Bridge!

  • Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, escape to Alcatraz, and hike Angel Island, jewel of San Francisco Bay.
  • Explore the Presidio, Baker Beach, Muir Beach and many more memorable locales in Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
  • Hike the magnificent Marin Headlands, ascend mighty Mt. Tamalpais, and admire the ancient redwoods in Muir Woods.