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Bay Area Ridge Trail: San Francisco Presidio to the Golden Gate Bridge

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2.6 mile 4.1 kilometer point to point
95% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 214' 65 m
Descent: -337' -103 m
High: 401' 122 m
Low: 165' 50 m

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Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Explore the charm, seclusion, natural wonders, and historic and cultural variety of the 1,491-acre Presidio Hills.

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Description

Explore the charm, seclusion, natural wonders, and historic and cultural variety of the 1,491-acre Presidio. Check out the Andy Goldsworthy Spire on your journey through the Presidio Forest, and view one of San Francisco's only campgrounds. Interpretive panels along the route provide information about the Presidio's unique natural and cultural history.

This trail description is excerpted from the 2019 Bay Area Ridge Trail Guidebook. For details on all trails, trailheads and more buy the book from Wilderness Press.

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Along the Batteries to Bluffs Trail.
Apr 15, 2016 near Sausalito, CA
Turrets.
Apr 15, 2016 near Sausalito, CA

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