Surf Ocean Beach

San Francisco / Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach has long stints of good waves during the fall and winter months. During the fall, winds are favorably offshore creating warm and hollow conditions.

155 Saves
~4 miles away

Beach Bonfire at Ocean Beach

San Francisco / Ocean Beach

Yes, it's often cold in the city.

737 Saves
~4 miles away

Crab Fishing at China Beach

San Francisco / China Beach

It's illegal to catch Dungeness Crab inside the bay, but once you reach Baker Beach and China Beach, it's legal to catch 10 per valid fishing license.

169 Saves
~4 miles away

Hike the Lands End Trail

San Francisco / Lands End Trail

The Lands End Trail is a fairly easy 3 mile hike along the coastline of SF. The highlights of the trail include access to China Beach, views of the Sutro Baths and the Golden Gate.

1822 Saves
~4 miles away

Sunset Hike to Mile Rock Beach

San Francisco / Lands End Trail

This rocky, secluded beach is tucked in along the Land’s End Coastal Trail.

737 Saves
~4 miles away

Explore the Presidio's Hidden Treasures

San Francisco / The Wood Line by Andy Goldsworthy

Tucked into a corner of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is the Presidio, a beautiful little oasis of forests, beaches, and sweeping views that locals love.

1580 Saves
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Run the Lyon Street Steps

San Francisco / Lyon Street Steps

Rumor has it there are almost 300 stairs from top to bottom. This is a great place to get some exercise in if you're up for running or walking up the stairs.

665 Saves
~4 miles away

Relax at Baker Beach

San Francisco / Baker Beach

If you're looking for a beach that's a little more protected and scenic than Ocean Beach, then Baker Beach is it. Bring a cooler and some burritos out and kick it with your friends.

564 Saves
~4 miles away

Bouldering at Ocean Beach

San Francisco / Cliff House Boulders

Tired of climbing in a gym, check out one of the city's best outdoor climbing spots! Below the Cliff House at the north-end of Ocean Beach, there are several great bouldering problems and a retaining.

131 Saves
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Explore the Ruins of The Sutro Baths

San Francisco / Sutro Baths

Whether you simply look down on the ruins from the parking lot above, or walk down the stairs and explore, you will be greeted with stunning views of the Baths, and the Pacific.

496 Saves
~4 miles away

Summit San Bruno Mountain

San Francisco / San Bruno Mountain SP

The Summit Loop Trail is a fun, mellow hike that climbs easily on a well-graded path to the ridge line, and then drops back to the trailhead, about a 3.5 -mile circuit.

239 Saves
~4 miles away

Camp at the Rob Hill Campground

San Francisco / Rob Hill Campground

Rob Hill Campground is a hidden treasure, located at the Presidio’s highest point above Baker Beach amid a beautiful eucalyptus grove.

208 Saves
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Hike the Batteries to Bluffs Trail

San Francisco / Batteries to Bluffs Trail

The Batteries to Bluffs Trail in the Presidio is a true gem of San Francisco.

963 Saves
~4 miles away

Run the Baker Beach Sand Ladder

San Francisco / Baker Beach Sand Ladder

The Baker Beach Sand Ladder is a section of the Pacific Coast Trail that is comprised of 200 ten foot poles tied together to form stairs down to North Baker Beach from Lincoln Blvd.

473 Saves
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6-Mile Presidio Run

San Francisco / Sports Basement Presidio

This route starts and ends and the Sports Basement Presidio, which means easy parking. Just make not sure not to spend everything you've got when you check things out after the run.

269 Saves
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Take in a Sunset on Marshall's Beach

San Francisco / Marshall's Beach

If you're looking for one of the best views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marshall's Beach gives you just that without the tourist crowds of Baker Beach.

831 Saves
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Bike the Golden Gate to Sausalito

San Francisco / Crissy Field Picnic Area

Riding your bike across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito, and then enjoying some drinks on the back deck at Sam's, is a great way to spend a nice day.

826 Saves
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Picnic Beneath the Golden Gate

San Francisco / West Bluff Picnic Area

If the weather forecast looks promising, you could do a lot worse than planning a picnic at the West Bluff Picnic Area in the Presidio.

369 Saves
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Catch a Sunrise at Ina Coolbrith Park

San Francisco / Ina Coolbrith Park

This tucked away neighborhood gem is less than a square block in size, but offers some of the best views of San Francisco.

358 Saves
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Chillin at Fort Mason

San Francisco / Great Meadow Park

When the sun comes out in San Francisco, Fort Mason's Great Meadow Park transforms into ground zero for bocce ball, corn hole, wiffle ball, music, dancing, wine, and beer.

552 Saves
~5 miles away