Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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189 mi 304 km

Hikes

116 mi 186 km

Trails
Gems
11 Gems

Easy Trails
47 Trails
Intermediate Trails
38 Trails
Hard Trails
4 Trails

Golden Gate National Recreation Area chronicles 200 years of history, from Native American culture, Spanish Empire frontier, California Gold Rush, the evolution of American coastal fortifications, and the growth of urban San Francisco. Comprised of 19 separate ecosystems and home to a multitude of different plant and animal species, the varied landscape has hundreds of ways to recreate including horseback riding, ranger-led programs, bicycling, hiking, and running.

Food and Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Han Il Kwan SF Weekly's Best of Winner 2010 - Editorial Pick - BEST ONE-DISH FEAST: DOLSOT BIBIMBAP
Pizzetta 211 Don't come here with more than 2 people. Tiny spot!
Lou's Cafe Best sandwich in San Francisco. #fact
My Tofu House Seafood soft tofu is the best here
Cinderella Bakery & Café Piroshki make a good quick lunch
Halu You'd be hard-pressed to find better okonomiyaki in the city. Throw in the Beatles decor, the offal-laden yakitori, and the friendly family vibe and the tiny Halu's a win. [Eater 38 Member]
312 8th Ave, San Francisco CA — (415) 221-9165
Schubert's Bakery Try a slice of the Princess Cake - authentic flavor!
Genki Crepes Gotta try the dessert crepes with nutella. mmmm mmmm good!
Burma Superstar Sharing borders with India, China, Laos and Thailand, Burmese cuisine is inevitably influenced by the spices, seasonings, ingredients, and cooking styles of its neighbors.
Arsicault Bakery Holy cow, if you like savory pastries, the ham and cheese croissant is no joke.
Noe Valley Bakery Their crusty white loaf is hands-down the best bread available anywhere in SF...
Loló Weird weird decor, but don't be distracted. Delicious brunch menu with no wait (not sure how long this will last). Also the fresh horchata Pina Colada made me feel like I was on vacation.
Lucca Ravioli Company This windowless shop is the secret trove of mozzarella, pasta, pesto and spices that your imaginary Sicilian grandmother left for you in her will
El Techo Best rooftop drinking in the mission
Lolinda everything is amazing, but definitely don't miss the croquetas and the bone marrow.
Beretta If you like Bon Iver, pizza and hipster chicks, you've found a home.
Arizmendi Bakery Panaderia & Pizzeria One of the best slices in the city for only $2.50
Papalote Mexican Grill The best salsa in San Francisco, hands down. Go here, get a burrito, and buy a jar of their salsa.
Taqueria El Farolito 7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the super carne asada burrito is delicious. Yum!
Mr. Pollo Let the chef Manny make a tasting menu for you, everything is delicious.
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Trails in Golden Gate National Recreation Area - 75

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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#1 Pirates Cove Trail
Tamalpais Valley, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
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Some Mud
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1.3 mi 2.1 km
#2 Park Blvd. Trail
San Francisco, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km San Francisco, CA
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0.3 mi 0.4 km
#4 Mile Rock Trail
San Francisco, CA
0.3 mi 0.4 km San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco, CA
0.4 mi 0.7 km San Francisco, CA
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Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
0.5 mi 0.7 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
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0.5 mi 0.9 km
#7 Point Bonita Trail
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
0.5 mi 0.9 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
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Marin City, CA
0.3 mi 0.4 km Marin City, CA
Unknown
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Sausalito, CA
0.2 mi 0.4 km Sausalito, CA
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1.1 mi 1.8 km
#10 SCA Trail
Sausalito, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km Sausalito, CA
Unknown
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1.1 mi 1.7 km
#11 Owl Trail
Tamalpais Valley, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
Unknown
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Bolinas, CA
4.8 mi 7.7 km Bolinas, CA
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Bolinas, CA
3.0 mi 4.8 km Bolinas, CA
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Sausalito, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km Sausalito, CA
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Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
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0.3 mi 0.4 km
#16 Morning Sun Trail
Sausalito, CA
0.3 mi 0.4 km Sausalito, CA
Unknown
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Sausalito, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Sausalito, CA
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San Francisco, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km San Francisco, CA
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9.6 mi 15.5 km
#19 Miwok Trail
Marin City, CA
9.6 mi 15.5 km Marin City, CA
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Pacifica, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km Pacifica, CA
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