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The Best Hiking in Pacifica

Looking for the best hiking in Pacifica? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Pacifica. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Pacifica

  • Pacifica, California

    Mori Point Loop

    4.8
    2.54 mi / 276 ft gain
    Start at the parking lots close to the pier, where bathrooms are also available. Walk along the pier to watch the sunset as it begins. Next, walk along Sharp Park Beach to discover the plethora of wild flowers and friendly locals always ready to guide you on your walk. Take the stairs up to the...
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  • Pacifica, California

    Old Mori Road to Timigtac Trail Loop

    2.23 mi / 335 ft gain
    Old Mori Road to Timigtac Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Baquiano Trail

    3.25 mi / 673 ft gain
    Baquiano Trail is a moderately trafficked out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Milagra Overlook Trail

    5.0
    2.51 mi / 558 ft gain
    Found this hike with some friends after spending some time googling in my car when we were in the area looking for a quick hike with a view!   Dog friendly Free parking (but quite limited) Ocean views Known to have gorgeous wildflower blooms (we were not there during this)Porta-potty type toilet...
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  • Pacifica, California

    Milagra Ridge Trail Loop

    1.39 mi / 190 ft gain
    Milagra Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Pacifica, California.
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  • San Bruno, California

    Sweeney Ridge via Sneath Lane

    4.5
    3.88 mi / 646 ft gain
    Starting from the parking lot on Sneath Lane Trail, you’ll head through the gate and continue on the path up Sweeney Ridge. This is a 5.7 mile out-and-back trek. There is a 600 ft. elevation gain, which comes mainly in the first 1.5 miles of the trail. Your legs and lungs may hurt a bit, but if t...
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  • Pacifica, California

    San Pedro Mountain Loop via Old San Pedro Road, Burnside, the Mile, and Boyscout

    5.63 mi / 1608 ft gain
    San Pedro Mountain Loop via Old San Pedro Road, Burnside, the Mile, and Boyscout is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Pedro Point Headlands Trail

    2.42 mi / 502 ft gain
    Pedro Point Headlands Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Devil's Slide Trail

    3.2 mi / 515 ft gain
    Devil's Slide Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Weiler Ranch Road

    1.95 mi / 121 ft gain
    Weiler Ranch Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Valley View Trail Loop

    2.11 mi / 469 ft gain
    Valley View Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Hazelnut Trail

    4.63 mi / 984 ft gain
    Hazelnut Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Montara Mountain Trail

    5.0
    6.77 mi / 1900 ft gain
    Montara Mountain Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a forest out to ocean views at the top of Montara Mountain. This hike located near Pacifica, California. and can be accessed from Highway 1 as well. If you're looking to do a similar loop hike from the coast, consider Montara Mountain ...
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  • Pacifica, California

    Brooks Falls Loop

    2.26 mi / 781 ft gain
    Brooks Falls Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pacifica, California.
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  • Pacifica, California

    Pedro Point via Devil's Slide Trail

    3.43 mi / 673 ft gain
    Pedro Point via Devil's Slide Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Montara, California.
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  • Daly City, California

    Mussel Rock Loop

    4.0
    1.95 mi / 322 ft gain
    Mussel rock, a three-story, 50 million year old rock that has been carried some 500 miles northwest from Southern California, is where the San Andreas fault meets the Pacific Ocean. It's also an excellent spot to drink some wine and catch a sunset. From San Francisco, take Highway 1 south towar...
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