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Twin Peaks

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A twenty-minute ride from downtown, this is the best place to catch a San Francisco sunrise.
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501 Twin Peaks Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94114
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Reviewed yesterday

Twin Peaks visit is an excellent tour; you can see San Francisco bay, Francisco City and Alcatraz Island. During the visit to . Secure place and beautiful environment. I recommend this attraction. Parking free on road.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

From this lookout, you get a magnificent view of the Bay Area - downtown San Francisco in the foreground, and the Bay and Oakland in the distance. It was a little hazy when we visited, but the views were still impressive. On a clear day...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Randy M
Reviewed 3 days ago

When I first moved to San Francisco, I would make a daily pilgrimage to Twin Peaks. After thirty years, although not daily, I still enjoy visiting to see the transforming skyline. Great place for visitors to orient themselves to the geography of the city, a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JoshK2089
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is excellent for having a bird's eye view of the central business district of San Francisco. For camera buffs, this is a treat for getting a good view. Never to miss.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vraamc
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best way to have a sense of San Francisco end the entire Bay Area, is to take it all in from Twin Peaks. You will be mesmerized by the beauty of these views, plain and simple. A must see weather permitted since the famous...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ram0nvergara
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The twin peaks are the best and highest view over the City! You can drive with the car until the top! It's for free and definitly worth it!!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the twin peaks is a nice place to visit if you wanna see the birds eye view of the entire san francisco. It gets too chilly at the top but the sight is really cool. youll get to see the bay of san francisco.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nomadtraversing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view point captured in the Twin Peaks is a wonderful sight. If you can take the time to get there before sunset, you won’t be disappointed. The sunset from here is awesome. The images you can see in light and dark conditions are just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wolfbearj
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great view, from the golden gate on the left to the bay bridge on the right. But it can be extremely windy, and sometimes it's difficult to find a parking space.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drive up day or in the evening, open until midnight. Spectacular 180 degree views of the Bay area at 922 feet elevation.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Sherry W
December 17, 2017|
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Response from Grant G | Reviewed this property |
You have more to fear from the human species at night here than the coyotees . Humans are much more dangerous here than the animals .
February 1, 2017|
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely drive, its way out of the town. Well worth the effort though. I actually got my bearings of the city from there. Every time I was in the city after that I thought of standing on the hill pictured the city... More
Malia J
June 21, 2016|
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Response from peter wyatt m | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the 37 bus and get off at the end of the line. From there it is a short walk up a natural trail cut through the grass to the peak. Its a bit of a walk. I would recommend possibly taking a taxi/uber up... More