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Lake Merced to Stern Grove:

Pace off a Measured Mile along Lake Merced's pedestrian/bicycle path.
4.1miles

4.1 miles one-way; car shuttle possible. Wheelchair user access.

DIFFICULTY: Easy

From: John Muir Drive

To: Sava Pool in San Francisco

This Ridge Trail segment offers an opportunity to experience the natural side of San Francisco. On a mostly level route, you travel the length of Lake Merced, pass through residential neighborhoods, walk or ride by another freshwater lake in a sunny and protected glen, and visit iconic Stern Grove.

Elevation Gain/Loss 295 feet/90 feet one-way

OuterSpatial Mobile Map: Click Here

Must have the OuterSpatial app for the link to take you directly to the mobile map page.

 

This trail description is excerpted from the 2019 Guidebook. For details on all trails, trailheads and more buy the book from Wilderness Press.

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