Enjoy a stroll through the heart of the Presidio ending at the Golden Gate Bridge.
Main Post Region, Golden Gate Region
Multi-use Trail (Paved)
Accessible Restrooms, Accessible Parking, Wheelchair-accessible Picnic Tables, Paid Parking, Bike Parking
The trail connects the Lombard Gate to the Golden Gate Bridge. If you start at the east end, you’ll first wander south of the Letterman Digital Arts Center, headquarters for Lucasfilm Ltd where you can visit the life-sized Yoda statue.
Next up is the Wayburn Redwood Grove, dedicated to the late conservationists Dr. Edward and Peggy Wayburn.
A moment later, you’ll land in the heart of the park at the Main Post. Pull into the Presidio Visitor Center, and then take in Presidio Tunnel Tops. Nearby, you’ll find restaurants, museums, and the Main Parade Lawn.
The promenade continues past Battery Bluff where you’ll see recently repaired historic gun batteries. Enjoy your lunch at a picnic table with Golden Gate views. Nearby, you’ll find the Korean War Memorial and San Francisco National Cemetery.
The trail continues west past the historic Cavalry Stables and up to Crissy Field Overlook. Stop for a magical view of the waterfront and city skyline before continuing to the trail’s end at the Golden Gate Bridge.
2.1 miles (3.4 kilometers)
Multi-use Trail (paved)
Average grade: 2.9%
Maximum grade: 10.8%
Paved with one 55-foot wooden bridge.
At the east end, pick up the Presidio Promenade at the Lombard Gate. At the west end, access the trailhead near the Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center.
Nature, picnic sites, a playground, food vendors, and free family fun – in one easy-to-access spot.
After years of habitat restoration, nature’s comeback story is on display along this nature trail.