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 beer
- You can hike part of the historic Dipsea Trail to the Tourist Club
- Duration: 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
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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!
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This is a great find. We saw it on the map it was on the way from Mendocino to our next stop, Napa Valley. So glad we took the time to visit.