Catch a Sunrise at Ina Coolbrith Park

Ina Coolbrith Park, San Francisco, California, United States

  • Activities:

    Chillin, Photography

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Romantic
Scenic

Amazing views of the San Francisco skyline reward you after a quick and steep uphill walk.

This tucked away neighborhood gem is less than a square block in size, but offers some of the best views of San Francisco. After a quick, but steep, 5 minute walk, you'll be rewarded with incredible views of: the city skyline, Coit Tower, Alcatraz, and the Bay Bridge. There are a few benches available for you to sit and catch the sunrise/sunset, or enjoy some packed food while you take in the views.

It's a quiet and clean spot that many neighborhood dogs often visit during their morning stroll, so definitely a good place to find some tranquil moments amidst the city hustle and bustle.

Park around Taylor/Pacific in Nob Hill and walk up Taylor for about 5 minutes to get to this spot.

If coming for sunset, go to Coit Liquor or New Russian Hill Market and grab a bottle of wine to enjoy at the top.

Pack List

  • Camera
  • Tripod
  • Packed food or drinks
  • Blanket for cold mornings/nights
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This little park is tucked away surrounded by houses in Russian Hill. I hiked up Taylor st just in time to catch the sunrise and it was worth it. You get a nice view of the city skyline and the bay bridge. Plus you can use the stairs that run through it as a good early morning workout!

5 months ago
5 months ago

Lisa Bao

Photographer based out of San Francisco, CA. Focusing on travel and landscapes, my aim is to inspire others to get outside and connect with their own adventures.

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