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Lands End

Point Lobos Avenue and El Camino del Mar, San Francisco, CA 94121
+1 415-561-4323
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Ranked #8 of 377 Attractions in San Francisco
Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: At the northwestern corner of San Francisco, there is a series of stunning views at every turn in this wild and windy trail. Hillsides of cypress and... more » Owner description: At the northwestern corner of San Francisco, there is a series of stunning views at every turn in this wild and windy trail. Hillsides of cypress and wildflowers, views of shipwrecks and access to the ruins of Sutro baths, a San Francisco specials memory. « less
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Cedar City, Utah
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97 reviews 97 reviews
46 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

On our drive to the Golden Gate Bridge, we stopped at this attraction. It is part of the national park service so our teens wanted to get a stamp in their passport. The views are great. You do have to pay for parking. You can hike down to the Sutra baths and there are some nice walking paths there. The... More

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Sacramento
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

With all the work that has been done in this area, there is lots to see. Convenient parking, great visitors center, restaurants (fancy and not) and plenty of times when crowds are missing. Great place to absorb some history, walk along well maintained trails and see south over the great beach, north to the Marin headlands and east to the... More

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New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

If you want to see the Golden Gate Bridge from a beautiful perspective, be sure to hike the trail at Lands End. It is easy to get to from downtown San Francisco and will give you pause.....the trail is easy to hike....fairly level (or you can take several side trails that are more challenging if you'd like)...and offers beautiful views... More

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Oakland, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Full of magic. The old sutro baths drenched in recreation history turned into a labrador's favorite spot for diving after swollen, saliva covered tennis balls. Caves. Waves lapping into dark, mysterious holes. The sound of tide echoing off walls. Stories of fires felling grand, marvelous ideas and their buildings.. And then - majestic views of the Golden gate, the surprise... More

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Toronto, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I have been to SF several times and only recently visited Lands End for the first time this past weekend... what a hidden gem! The pebbled path to walk down to the beach is a bit steep, I couldn't go down in my heeled boots, but there was an alternate flatter path to the right which went up to a... More

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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Probably some of the best views on the planet on this hike. Not especially difficult either. Definitely worth doing, and kid friendly.

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Almelo, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Did this on the same a Sunday, when we rented a few bikes. You can cycle along Land's End and also do all the other great places as well. Be sure to use a bike though, don't go walking, it's really far! A fantastic view on the bridge and its surrounds await you!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Land's end is a very scenic spot to fit into a SF vacation. It is easily accessible by car and public transit, offers a great spot for lunch or dinner (the Cliff House), historic sites (the Sutro Baths) and the Pacific Ocean. Definitely worth a visit.

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Did this hike again. Easy parking in multiple lots. And a pretty easy trail to walk/hike although there’s a couple sets of stairs. Nice views of the GG Bridge from so many places. Go enjoy tranquility and beauty in San Francisco.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We made the trip to lands End by bus (Geary 38) which is quite a long way but it was worth it. A new Parks & Recreation Visitor Centre opened in 2012 is a great starting point to explore the beach and the woods.

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