Join us for Tour de Trail

In 2019, we launched the Crosstown Trail to introduce locals and visitors alike to 17 miles of open spaces, panoramic vistas, and hidden gardens across San Francisco. On June 4 and 5, 2022, you can explore the Trail — all of it, parts of it, on your own or with a group — as part… Continue reading Join us for Tour de Trail

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Crosstober: One month, five walks

We’re spending a month of Sundays walking the Crosstown Trail, and we’d love to have you along. Our Crosstober walks cover each of the five sections, from Candlestick Point to Lands End, led by Crosstown Trail volunteers. Terrain is mixed: pavement, dirt trails, stairs, ascents, and descents. Bring water, snacks, and anything else you’ll need,… Continue reading Crosstober: One month, five walks

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One trail, many journeys

Big thanks for joining us on our second-anniversary weekend, June 5 and 6, 2021! Just as the Bay Area began to open up for outdoor gatherings, dozens of walkers, cyclists, and runners met under sunny skies to explore the Crosstown Trail. Some of you joined one of our organized events; others took the DIY route.… Continue reading One trail, many journeys

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A Crosstown Trail adventure, sunrise to sunset

On a beautiful October day, Santa Cruz resident Philips Patton hiked the Crosstown Trail from Candlestick Point to Land’s End. He wandered off-trail to visit the Philosopher’s Way in McLaren Park, the ridgelines above Glen Canyon, Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park, and China Beach. You can follow his adventure here.

Get to know Visitacion Valley

Pork bao. Bean-to-bar chocolate. Coffee worth walking across town for. For your next Crosstown Trail adventure, make sure you arrive at Leland Avenue in Visitacion Valley when you’re hungry, thirsty, and ready to linger. “Viz Valley,” at the southeast corner of San Francisco, is a diverse community with working-class roots. It once had the largest… Continue reading Get to know Visitacion Valley

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“The Walker’s Map of SF” now features Crosstown Trail

First published in 2010, The Walker’s Map of San Francisco, by Pease Press, is a complete map of the city, showing every trail, stairway, and park, plus neighborhood commercial areas, scenic vistas, and MUNI routes. The new, fourth edition (released in July 2019), includes the Crosstown Trail; an inset map of Mount Sutro (including the… Continue reading “The Walker’s Map of SF” now features Crosstown Trail

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