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greenBlue California Coastal Trail: Presidio

Trail

1.6 mile 2.7 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 255' 78 m
Descent: -129' -39 m
High: 282' 86 m
Low: 31' 9 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Phil DiGirolamo

A lovely oceanside trail leading from Baker Beach to the Golden Gate Bridge.

Phil DiGirolamo

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Leave the car behind and experience all that the coastline just south of the Golden Gate Bridge has to offer. This trail meanders through a series of WWII bunkers, Cypress and Eucalyptus groves just above the ocean's edge. Experience fog, wind, ocean chill, as well as exceptional sunsets. This trail puts you right on the very edge of civilization. It is mostly singletrack except from the start at Baker Beach where it is doubletrack.

You'll most likely come across a runner or two who are training for the "Escape From Alcatraz" triathlon. In some places it is narrow so you'll have to turn sideways to let others come by. Being on the edge of the world doesn't make for a lot of room all the time.

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May 26, 2019
Zak Kandare
May 12, 2019
Timothy Petty
Apr 21, 2019
Polina Melamed
Apr 21, 2019
Luca Tavazzani
Mar 30, 2019
el soufy
Jan 27, 2019
Genady Shagal
Oct 13, 2018
Tory M
Aug 25, 2018
Nancy Tholen

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 7 votes

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in Presidio

#4495

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  4.6 from 7 votes
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#1

in Presidio

#418

in California

#4,495

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