Hike Mt. Sutro Open Space Reserve

    4.4
    1.8 miles  - Loop Trail

    Added by Julien Bacal

    This can be done as a loop with many easy variations. A lush hike hidden in the heart of SF for a quick post-work nature fix.

    The Mount Sutro Open Space hike is one of those gems that's just hiding in plain site. Most people live in San Francisco for years without ever knowing this hike even exists - which is totally fine with us. This 1.8 mile loop is an easy, quick way to get back in touch with nature after a long day. As you'll see once you begin making your way towards to top, there are many different paths you can explore This is also a popular trail for mountain bikers in the know, so keep an eye out to avoid collisions.

    This hike is walking distance from SF MUNI as well.

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    over 3 years ago

    A Great City Escape

    Loved being able to take a short bus ride and be right into an awesome little city escape. Yes, you can still hear the sounds of the city, but for a quick afternoon hike and awesome lunch spot, I highly recommend Mt. Sutro.

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    about 4 years ago

    Big Fun In Small package

    Sutro is great, considering its smack dab in the middle of an urban landscape. Perfect for those who have a busy 9-5 but want to sneak in some outdoor time to bookend their work day. Be sure to watch for cyclists as these are multi use trails. Also a nice bonus is that these woods have very little vagrant presence compared to some other wooded areas of the city.

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    almost 5 years ago

    Great dog walk

    This is a terrific spot to take dogs for a walk. I agree with the poster that it is a quick easy escape in the city.

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