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San Francisco, CA: Golden Gate Bridge

Cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge on foot on this 4.4-mile out-and-back that links Fort Point National Historic Site to the Vista Point overlook.

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You’ll score striking views of San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge from multiple locations along this 4.4-mile route. The urban hike starts at Crissy Field and follows the Battery East Trail onto the Golden Gate Bridge. Pick up the pedestrian walkway at the southern edge of the bridge and head north to the Vista Point overlook where the San Francisco skyline takes center stage.
-Mapped by Dave Miller

To Trailhead

Take US 101 N towards Golden Gate Bridge to the Presidio/Golden Gate NRA exit. Turn right on Lincoln Blvd. Turn left on Long Ave. Turn right on Hamilton St. and find parking. The Battery East trailhead begins across from the Crissy Field Warming Hut.

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