Hike to the Nature Friends Tourist Club
San Francisco › Nature Friends Tourist Club
Added by Nick Wagner
Combine 2 of the bay's best - hiking and beerYou can hike part of the historic Dipsea Trail to the Tourist ClubDuration: Half day
On a warm weekend afternoon, this is a great place to grab a beer after hiking or running near Muir Woods. You can access the club by hiking the Dipsea (2 miles), the Redwood (~1 mile) or the Sun Trail (~0.8 miles). If you're coming by car, there's a parking lot above the club with a short hike downhill. Check their Calendar for hours and dates.
- Trail shoes or hiking boots
- Athletic clothes
- Cash for beers
Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.
Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More
Are we missing something?Suggest an edit
ReviewsLeave a Review
Can't ask for anything better then a beautiful hike and a cold beer waiting for you at the end. The Nature Tourist Club is one of a kind. Hidden amongst the trees in Muir Woods it has a beautiful location, great German beers (and wine), and board games to play. Make sure you check their website to see when they're open to the public. They have a Mayfest 5/18 you can buy tickets for on their website.
Make sure you check the calendar as the Tourist Club is only open to the public (non-members) certain days/times. If you're planning to go - head out early and enjoy a picnic with beer. There is limited space for entrance and seating, so going early has its rewards. Bring food in - there are only a couple options (chips, beef jerky). This is a really chill, fun weekend destination!
More Adventures Nearby
Hike Peters Creek and Long Ridge
San Francisco / Long Ridge Open Space Preserve Trailhead
From the parking lot, take the connector trail towards the Peters Creek Trail for 0.4 miles. As you descend into a small valley, notice the sound of running water that appears.
Hike the Tabor Nature Trail
San Francisco / Taber Nature Trail, Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area
Signs at the trail head for the Tabor Trail state it is 1.1 miles long. That is much shorter than the actual 1.8 miles my GPS put it at. The trail sign also claims it is wheelchair accessible.