Skip the expensive tours! See the highlights: cable cars, Lombard Street, Coit Tower, historic mansions and hotels, Chinatown, North Beach, Ghirardelli Square, FIshermans Wharf, Oracle Ball Park.....

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Year Round Walk

SN: 124466 - 2024 / Y1479

when is the event

From Mon, Jan 1st, 2024 to Dec 31st, 2024

Start box available: Monday - Friday 1:00 - 5:00 PMSaturday/Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

where is the event

San Francisco, California

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Maritime Visitors Center, San Francisco

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

A-MAZE-ing Labyrinths

Lighthouses II



Step to the Beat

CC: San Francisco County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

There is a 10K route that hits the "highlights" of the San Francisco skyline. Climb the hills with the cable cars. Walk down Lombard,"'the crookedest street in town". Visit Coit Tower to see the WPA murals inside and 360 degree views of the city and bay. Pass historic mansions, hotels and museums. Return through Fort Mason and Aquatic Park. Rated 4A. OR there is an 11K route that follows the Embarcadero from Fishermans Wharf to the Oracle Ballpark and returns through Chinatown and North Beach - rated 1A. Or walkers can do it all in 21K! There is also a 5K route through Fishermans Wharf to Pier 39 and Ghirardelli Square - rated 1A.

conditions for the event

Rating: 4A, Distance: 6(1A), 10, 11(2A), 21km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Event information

The Maritime Visitors Center is only open Fridays - Sundays, 10 am to 4 pm at this time. Parking is extremely expensive in this area. Public transportation is highly recommended. Many steep hills and stairways on the Hghlights route.


how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

499 Jefferson St, San Francisco CA 94109, 415.447.5000 (at the corner of Hyde St) From E Bay, 80 S across Bay Bridge, first exit, Folsom St. Turn Left onto Fremont St and then immediate right onto Howard St. Turn Left on Embarcadero to Jefferson. From S Bay, 101 N to 280 N exit King, becomes Embarcadero to Jefferson and Fisherman's Wharf. From N Bay, 101 S, take Presidio exit and turn left onto Marina Blvd (1st light). Left on Bay (past Safeway), left on Hyde to Jefferson. Metered parking near Wharf, 2hr st parking a few blocks away. Parking lot information: www.sanfrancisco.bestparking.com/ PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Accessible by Muni - Powell and Mason Cable Car, F line streetcar, 30 Stockton & 47 Van Ness buses. BART Embarcadero exit to F Line streetcar. Ferry to Pier 4

Maps phrase and directions link

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Maritime Visitors Center, San Francisco

event sponsor

Bay Bandits Volksmarch Club (AVA-0204)

Event website: www.facebook.com/SanFranciscoBayBandits/

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.