Hike Mt. Sutro Open Space Reserve

4.4
1.8 miles  - Loop Trail

Added by Julien Bacal

This can be done as a loop with many easy variations. A lush hike hidden in the heart of SF for a quick post-work nature fix.

The Mount Sutro Open Space hike is one of those gems that's just hiding in plain site. Most people live in San Francisco for years without ever knowing this hike even exists - which is totally fine with us. This 1.8 mile loop is an easy, quick way to get back in touch with nature after a long day. As you'll see once you begin making your way towards to top, there are many different paths you can explore This is also a popular trail for mountain bikers in the know, so keep an eye out to avoid collisions.

This hike is walking distance from SF MUNI as well.

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6 months ago

Cool little secret

There are points on the trail where you are between the trees and forget you are in San Francisco. Extra special on a foggy day with the mist flowing through. I would recommend a quick google search before you go as last I heard some parts of the trail were closing.

Treeeeeed

Wooooow yyyy

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about 3 years ago

The Enchanted Forest

Shhh... don't tell anyone about this. It's magical for trail running, especially after a rain and in the fog.

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