San Francisco: Hazelnut Loop

This easy 4.2-mile loop is the perfect sunset hike, thanks to sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Keep an eye out for foraging rabbits and deer.
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This easy 4.2-mile loop is the perfect sunset hike, thanks to sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. Keep an eye out for foraging rabbits and deer.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 6.6

Waypoints

HNL001

Location: 37.5801315307617, -122.476570129395

From outside the park, head E on sidewalk along drainage ditch

HNL002

Location: 37.5797348022461, -122.475914001465

Bear R @ Y; cross bridge and head up Plakson Nature Trail

HNL003

Location: 37.5780982971191, -122.47492980957

Turn L @ 3-way and head E up Hazelnut Trail

HNL004

Location: 37.5760650634766, -122.473915100098

Turn R; be careful of poison oak as you wind up switchbacks

HNL005

Location: 37.5717315673828, -122.473503112793

Continue straight over boardwalk; then go straight @ 4-way up ahead

HNL006

Location: 37.5732650756836, -122.465599060059

Look W for views of San Pedro Valley and Pacific Ocean

HNL007

Location: 37.5746650695801, -122.462631225586

Turn L @ 3-way onto Weiler Ranch Rd. (dirt road)

HNL008

Location: 37.5766334533691, -122.467018127441

Bear R @ Y

HNL009

Location: 37.5783348083496, -122.470497131348

Bear R @ Y

HNL010

Location: 37.5797004699707, -122.472579956055

Turn L @ 3-way; pass campsites and cross bridge

HNL011

Location: 37.5789184570312, -122.474220275879

Cross bridge; return .2 mile to trailhead