More Nature on the Trail

This is the second of two blog posts highlighting natural habitats along the SF Crosstown Trail. This post covers Sections 3, 4 and 5; Sections 1 and 2 are highlighted in Enjoy Nature on the Trail.  This project was supported by two SF high school students, Zaina Habib and Yibin Zhu, who were summer interns… Continue reading More Nature on the Trail

Crosstober 2023

Walk, bike, and volunteer across San Francisco this October for “Crosstober” with the Crosstown Trail. Explore a new neighborhood and discover a different side of town! See details and register for these events below: The Initial Step of Crosstown Trail Divided by Two Saturday, October 7 | 9 a.m. to ~2:30 p.m. This walk is… Continue reading Crosstober 2023

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Enjoy Nature on the Trail

We’re highlighting awe-inspiring natural habitats along the Trail, with links to more information and the many organizations that take care of nature in SF – from CA State Parks in the south to the National Park Service in the north, with many city agencies and neighborhood organizations in between. You can Help the Trail by… Continue reading Enjoy Nature on the Trail

Crosstown Trail 4th Anniversary

The San Francisco Crosstown Trail was launched in 2019 to introduce locals and visitors alike to 17 miles of open spaces, panoramic vistas, and hidden gardens across San Francisco. Celebrate the 4th anniversary of the trail by getting out for a walk, bike, run, or leap this June. This year we are also celebrating with… Continue reading Crosstown Trail 4th Anniversary

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The Double Cross Trail

The following is a guest blog post by Arnold Thompson, who recently walked the Crosstown Trail and offered to share his about the experience. After a couple glasses of wine at a Christmas party in 2019, a friend and I talked about checking out an intriguing hike we’d read about in the newspaper – the… Continue reading The Double Cross Trail

Crosstober 2022: On and Off the Trail

The Crosstown Trail is just one way to explore San Francisco. For Crosstober 2022, we’re offering our customary walk of the full trail, from Candlestick Point to Lands End, along with several walks that ramble through neighborhoods near the Trail. On these ‘trail-adjacent’ walks, you’ll visit urban farms, stairway gardens, restored natural habitats, street art,… Continue reading Crosstober 2022: On and Off the Trail

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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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