Hike the Lands End Trail

2.9 miles  - Out-and-Back Trail

Added by Julien Bacal

Lands End is one of the best hikes in the city with great views of the coastline and the Golden Gate Bridge. Start either next to the golf course or closer to the beach near Sutro Baths.

The Lands End Trail is a fairly easy 3 mile hike along the coastline of SF. The highlights of the trail include access to China Beach, views of the Sutro Baths and the Golden Gate. This is a great hike if you're looking to explore the city or you want to get a fun hike in with scenic coastal views without having to cross the Golden Gate. It's also not too strenuous, making it a family-friendly hike. Keep an eye out as this path is also used by mountain bikers and trail runners.

Dogs are allowed here leash-free if kept under voice control, but leashes are recommended for the safety of your dog and others who use the trail. 

Looking for a spot to stop off and picnic? Check out Mile Rock Beach along your route.

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This is a gorgeous hike on a sunny day! Spectacular views. Highly recommend.

Short and sweet. There's a great rocky beach that you can access from the trail via stairs.

There is a stone labyrinth if you take a side path near beginning of the trail, the site itself is magical. Also be sure to check out the cave that runs under the mountain near the Sutro baths. There is a bridge in the middle where you can see the water run underneath you and throughout the cave you hear the echo of waves crashing against rock. It's just surreal.

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