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Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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48 mi 77 km of trail 3 Featured Rides

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area chronicles 200 years of history, from Native American culture, Spanish Empire frontier, California Gold Rush, the evolution of American coastal fortifications, and the growth of urban San Francisco. Comprised of 19 separate ecosystems and home to a multitude of different plant and animal species, the varied landscape has hundreds of ways to recreate including horseback riding, ranger-led programs, bicycling, hiking, and running.

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Han Il Kwan SF Weekly's Best of Winner 2010 - Editorial Pick - BEST ONE-DISH FEAST: DOLSOT BIBIMBAP
Fiorella I really enjoyed the Green, Eggs, and Ham Pizza. Great local Italian spot.
Pizzetta 211 Don't come here with more than 2 people. Tiny spot!
Kabuto Beware the text on the Omakase menu. It says $65 (good for 2 ppl), but it actually means $65/person!
Lou's Cafe Best sandwich in San Francisco. #fact
My Tofu House Seafood soft tofu is the best here
Halu You'd be hard-pressed to find better okonomiyaki in the city. Throw in the Beatles decor, the offal-laden yakitori, and the friendly family vibe and the tiny Halu's a win. [Eater 38 Member]
312 8th Ave, San Francisco CA — (415) 221-9165
Schubert's Bakery Try a slice of the Princess Cake - authentic flavor!
Genki Crepes Gotta try the dessert crepes with nutella. mmmm mmmm good!
Burma Superstar My last meal on earth will hopefully include a tea leaf salad, samosa soup, superstar vegetarian noodles and lots of sangria and coconut rice.
Mandalay Go to Mandalay and order the Tea Leaf Salad.
Arsicault Bakery Holy cow, if you like savory pastries, the ham and cheese croissant is no joke.
Noe Valley Bakery Their crusty white loaf is hands-down the best bread available anywhere in SF...
Lucca Ravioli Company This windowless shop is the secret trove of mozzarella, pasta, pesto and spices that your imaginary Sicilian grandmother left for you in her will
Lolinda everything is amazing, but definitely don't miss the croquetas and the bone marrow.
Beretta If you like Bon Iver, pizza and hipster chicks, you've found a home.
Arizmendi Bakery Panaderia & Pizzeria One of the best slices in the city for only $2.50
Papalote Mexican Grill Have some good ol' chips and salsa...it's #46 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010.
Taqueria El Farolito 7x7's Big Eat 2012 says the super carne asada burrito is delicious. Yum!
Mr. Pollo Let the chef Manny make a tasting menu for you, everything is delicious.

Areas Within Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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Trails in Golden Gate National Recreation Area - 18

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3.1 mi 5.1 km
#1 Diaz Ridge
Tamalpais Valley, CA
3.1 mi 5.1 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
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2.4 mi 3.8 km
#2 Middle Green Gulch
Tamalpais Valley, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
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0.9 mi 1.5 km
#3 Jewell Trail
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
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11.1 mi 17.8 km
#4 Bolinas Ridge
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
11.1 mi 17.8 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
All Clear
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A few places with ruts, but totally rideable
68 days ago
3.4 mi 5.5 km
#5 Miwok Trail
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
3.4 mi 5.5 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
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Some Mud, Fallen Trees - Mudslide on fire road section towards Shoreline
4 days ago
1.4 mi 2.2 km
#6 Old Springs Trail
Marin City, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km Marin City, CA
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Pacifica, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km Pacifica, CA
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5.5 mi 8.9 km
#8 Cross Marin
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
5.5 mi 8.9 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
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Marin City, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km Marin City, CA
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Sausalito, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km Sausalito, CA
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1.7 mi 2.7 km
#11 Baquiano Trail
Pacifica, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Pacifica, CA
All Clear
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8 hours ago
1.9 mi 3.0 km
#12 McCurdy
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
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Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
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0.5 mi 0.8 km
#14 Old Mori Road
Pacifica, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km Pacifica, CA
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1.7 mi 2.7 km
#15 Randall
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
1.7 mi 2.7 km Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#16 Marincello Trail
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
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2.9 mi 4.7 km
#17 Bobcat Trail
Marin City, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km Marin City, CA
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3.1 mi 5.0 km
#18 Coastal Fire Road
Tamalpais Valley, CA
3.1 mi 5.0 km Tamalpais Valley, CA
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