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This Hidden Destination In San Francisco Is A Secret Only Locals Know About

San Francisco is chock-full of some of the country’s most dramatic and unforgettable hikes and vista points. This hidden destination in San Francisco is not crawling with tourists; instead, it’s one of the city’s most serene spots. At 938 feet, Mount Davidson is home to the tallest peak in San Francisco, making it an ideal spot to catch some incredible views of the city and beyond. The hike to the summit of Mount Davidson is roughly 1.5 miles roundtrip—and it’s well worth the climb!

Do you know of any other hidden gems in San Francisco? Share your suggestions, and check out another nearby and overlooked gem: Mount Sutro Hike.

J-Garr
San Francisco-based freelance writer who also works in ESL. I'm crazy about coffee, traveling, and exploring. I run a travel blog with my wife at Big & Small Travel (bigandsmalltravel.com).