The Best Mountain Biking in San Francisco

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

Top mountain biking spots in and near San Francisco

  • San Francisco, California

    Golden Gate Park Loop

    6.32 mi / 482 ft gain
    Golden Gate Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you past some of the best sights of the park located in the heart of San Francisco, California. Starting in the Inner Sunset, you'll head out on the loop passing Stow Lake and continuing over Crossover drive into the Outer Richmond and Outer Sunset...
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  • San Francisco, California

    McLaren Park: Philosopher's Way Loop

    5.0
    2.25 mi / 315 ft gain
    Beyond McLaren's family friendly playgrounds and picnic areas, there are miles of trail to explore. The Philosopher's trail is a well-marked loop (notice the stone markings along the trail with arrows etched into them). There are several parking lots available where you can jump onto the loop. No...
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  • San Francisco, California

    Presidio Bay Area Ridge Trail

    5.0
    2.73 mi / 203 ft gain
    Presidio Bay Area Ridge Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near San Francisco, California.
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  • Sausalito, California

    Morning Sun Trail to Hawk Camp

    3.91 mi / 797 ft gain
    Morning Sun Trail to Hawk Camp is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Sausalito, California.
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  • Sausalito, California

    Slacker Hill via Morning Sun, Alta, SCA and Slacker Ridge

    4.31 mi / 804 ft gain
    Slacker Hill via Morning Sun, Alta, SCA and Slacker Ridge is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Sausalito, California.
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  • Tiburon, California

    Angel Island Perimeter Loop

    5.98 mi / 794 ft gain
    Angel Island Perimeter Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Belvedere Tiburon, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Wolf Ridge Trail to Marincello Trail Loop

    5.76 mi / 1148 ft gain
    Wolf Ridge Trail to Marincello Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Tennessee Valley Loop

    5.45 mi / 915 ft gain
    Tennessee Valley Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Sausalito, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Tennessee Valley Golden Gate Loop Trail

    5.65 mi / 1204 ft gain
    Tennessee Valley Golden Gate Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Miwok Trail to Fox Trail Loop

    3.92 mi / 912 ft gain
    Miwok Trail to Fox Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Rhubarb Trail

    1.5 mi / 170 ft gain
    Rhubarb Trail is an out and back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mill Valley, California
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Tennessee Valley, Coastal, Coastal Fire, Coyote Ridge, Miwok Loop

    6.43 mi / 984 ft gain
    Tennessee Valley, Coastal, Coastal Fire, Coyote Ridge, Miwok Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Mill Valley, California.
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Coyote Ridge Loop

    5.0
    6.15 mi / 1001 ft gain
    Starting just before the Tennessee Valley parking lot, head out from the Miwok Trailhead. This Mill Valley hike offers incredible views of the San Francisco Bay, the Pacific Ocean (fog permitting of course!), and on occasion, wildlife. Unfortunately, this trail is not dog-friendly.  Keep in mind...
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  • Mill Valley, California

    Miwok and Coastal Trail Loop

    6.58 mi / 1398 ft gain
    Miwok and Coastal Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Muir Beach, 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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  • Mill Valley, California

    Coyote Ridge Trail to Muir Beach

    5.35 mi / 1296 ft gain
    Coyote Ridge Trail to Muir Beach is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Sausalito, California.
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