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  1. Alpine Dam Loop - Cycling

    San Francisco

    Though pretty challenging, the 67-mile Alpine Dam Loop is one of the most beautiful rides in the Bay Area.

  2. Skyline to the Sea Trail

    San Francisco

    Begin in the Santa Cruz Mountains, hike through a redwood forest, and then end your journey at the Pacific Ocean.

  3. Hopper's Hands: The Inspiring Story Behind SF's Beloved Running Tradition

    San Francisco

    Touching the Hopper's Hands sigh underneath the Golden Gate Bridge is one of SF’s most popular running traditions. Here's the fascinating story behind it.

  4. Lake Merced Loop

    San Francisco

    This 4.5 mile loop is a popular place for runners and for races.

  5. Presidio Hiking

    San Francisco

    With a wide variety of habitats and spectacular views, the Presidio's 24 miles of trails are a delight to explore.

  6. Angel Island - Backpacking/Camping

    San Francisco

    The largest of the islands that dot San Francisco Bay, Angel Island has an especially strong appeal for the camping and backpacking set.

  7. Bothe-Napa Valley State Park - Backpacking/Camping

    San Francisco

    One of the best-kept secrets among Bay Area outdoor lovers, 1,991-acre Bothe-Napa Valley State Park is nestled in the heart of some of Northern California’s most coveted wine country.

  8. Golden Gate Park - Road Running

    San Francisco

    The coastline and serene forest groves are par for the course for a run in San Francisco. But add to the mix a waterfall, windmills, and buffalo (yes, buffalo!), and you have the makings of a quintessentially SF outing. Slip on your sneakers for a run at the city’s favorite green space, Golden Gate Park, and you’ll be delighted by all these unexpected distractions.

  9. Lands End - Trail Running

    San Francisco

    Epic is a word often overused these days, but a trail run through the fog and filtered sunlight at Lands End is a worthy description. The wide main trail, which is paved concrete at one end but then transitions to dirt, weaves through twisted cypress trees and wildflowers, providing spectacular views of Mt. Tamalpais, the Marin Headlands, and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

  10. Paradise Loop - Cycling

    San Francisco

    The 38-mile Paradise Loop features a totally doable 1,600 feet of elevation gain of mostly easy rollers, jaw-dropping vistas of the bay and city skyline, and plenty of places in Sausalito to stop for a snack on the way home.

  11. Islais Creek - Paddling

    San Francisco

    A relatively easy paddle with plenty of attractions.

  12. Planet of the Apes Ride

    San Francisco

    Named for its otherworldly feel, the 36-mile Planet of the Apes is becoming increasingly popular.

  13. Presidio Cycling

    San Francisco

    Towering redwoods, stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and the Marin Headlands, fun, flowy route options: the Presidio’s many appeals are easily explored on two wheels.

  14. Pinecrest Lake - Flat Water Paddling

    San Francisco

    For a convenient kayak- or canoe-centric outdoor escape that’s a tad closer—and slightly less crowded—than Lake Tahoe, consider Pinecrest Lake, a 300-acre lake in the Stanislaus National Forest and owned by Pacific Gas & Electric.

  15. Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail - Backpacking/Camping

    San Francisco

    Old-growth redwood forests, waterfalls, and some of the most beautiful coastal landscapes of the Bay Area: It’s hard to top an overnight trek along the famed Skyline-to-Sea Trail in Santa Cruz.

  16. Touchstone Climbing Gym

    San Francisco

    Local climbers are lucky to have one of the country’s premier climbing companies, Touchstone Climbing, in their backyard. Touchstone has nine facilities throughout California, six of which are located in the Bay Area (and Sacramento).