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San Bruno Mountain - Summit Loop Trail, CA

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance Round Trip 3.75 miles
Trailhead Elevation 685 feet
Accumulated Gain 730 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 7.4
Interest Historic & Peak
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8  2014-05-17 Booneman
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Preferred   Jun, Oct, May, Jul
Sun  7:18am - 4:52pm
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Saddle Trail on San Bruno Mountain
0.3 mi away
2.7 mi
150 ft
Saddle / Bog Trails Loop
0.7 mi away
2.5 mi
150 ft
Brisbane Area - San Francisco Bay Trail
2.2 mi away
1.5 mi
Mount Davidson Park
3.1 mi away
2.0 mi
395 ft
The Fault - Phillip Burton Memorial Beach
3.6 mi away
3.5 mi
50 ft
San Francisco Bay Trail via Oyster Point
3.6 mi away
Thornton Beach Trail
3.9 mi away
3.5 mi
Farallon View - Milagra Ridge
4.6 mi away
1.5 mi
250 ft
Mori Ridge Trail to Portola Discovery Site
5.5 mi away
5.0 mi
1,100 ft
Sneath Lane to Sweeney Ridge
5.5 mi away
3.0 mi
500 ft
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San Bruno Mountain is Northern-most section of the Santa Cruz range and the last stronghold against urban sprawl. It has a very recognizable 1,314-foot summit, steep ravines and deep valleys that provide refuge for a variety of plants and animals. San Bruno Mountain State Park has 2,378 acres with numerous trails of all difficulties and easy access to the city. This is an ideal outdoor getaway for someone traveling to San Francisco with limited time, as the trailhead is less than 15 minutes from the city or the airport! If you're still unsure which mountain I'm referring to, it's the one near the big white letters on the hillside reading "South San Francisco The Industrial City." That's the one. The fog can often limit the view, when it's clear expect an incredible 360 panorama of the Pacific Ocean and bay area!

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    CA State Parks - Fee: typically $2-$15 per vehicle, view more information


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    From Highway 101, take the Bayshore Blvd exit and follow it for 1.8 miles. Take a right on Guadalupe Canyon Parkway and head uphill for 2.1 miles to the trailhead on your right.
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