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Review of Lands End

Lands End
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4-hour Walking Tour of Lands End in San Francisco
Ranked #17 of 732 things to do in San Francisco
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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.
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the harbour as you walk along. There is a point where you can walk down to the beach. Well worth it on a sunny day.

Thank Carolyn W
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

Don't pay for a tour of this. The 38R bus ends up right at the National Park Building. There are restrooms available here. The hike is not too difficult, but stunningly beautiful. It is well marked and well maintained. It is a hard pack surface with lots of use. So, as I said, you don't need a guided tour. If you walk all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge it is 4 1/2 miles. Once you get to China Beach, which is not so well marked, the walk moves from woods to mostly city streets and is a bit difficult to follow unless you use your phone navigation. Using the phone it's easy. From Lands End Park Station it is about 1 mile to Mile Rock Beach, which is well marked. The walk down and particularly back up is a bit strenuous; but it is amazing and well worth the effort. When you get almost to the bottom there is a trail to the right going up a hill. At the top of the trail is the Labyrinth, which is interesting and the views from up there are great. Mile Rock beach is great for just enjoying the ocean and the views and climbing around on the rocks by the water. You could have a great relatively easy hike by just doing a round trip from the Park HQ to Mile Rock Beach and back and skip going all the way to Golden Gate Bridge. If you do decide to go all the way to Golden Gate Bridge there is a bus stop and you can take the Golden Gate bus back into most areas of town. Of course UBER is everywhere also. Bus Drivers will tell you if they go where you want to and if not what bus to take. This is one of those must do hikes in the area. Enjoy.

5  Thank mgmarks
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

The visitors center is a great place to end your trip since you don't want to carry stuff around. But Lands End is really beautiful to star out to the ocean. There is also a number of great trails in the area that were a blast to hike. It isn't a round trail though, so you'll need to get back to your car if you park at one end or another of the trail.

Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Very scenic area, made our way down to the beach and walked over so my adult children could touch the Pacific Ocean. My husband, son, daughter-in-law, daughter, son and myself are visiting from the East Coast. I am 65 and it was a little difficult making my way down but doable with the help of my sons. We did stumble upon a nudist colony, not that there is anything wrong with that except it was a little brisk.

1  Thank RAQL3
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

One of San Francisco's well kept secret in my opinion! This beautifully 3 mile hiking trail takes you exploring the rocky north west coastline stretch. There is plenty to see for everyone.. the views are stunningly beautiful. There is also access to see the famous ruins of the Sutro baths and much more. Comfortable walking shoes recommended and water!

2  Thank Hello T
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