How to Create an Instant Urban Trail

Hear the story of how a trail was created by a small group in a year-and-a-half for $600 and learn the trail components incorporated to make the trail so popular. Presented by: Bob Siegel, Chair, San Francisco Crosstown Trail Coalition Matthew Blain, Chair, SF Urban Riders Ben Pease, Cartographer Amber Hasselbring, Executive Director, Nature in… Continue reading How to Create an Instant Urban Trail

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Trail Status Update

In today’s world, getting outside is important. The current recommendation is to stay close to home. Only travel with your own household, and try to stay 6′ apart from others you may encounter. Wear a mask when you get this close to others. Explore your neighborhood! If you visit the Crosstown Trail, here are some… Continue reading Trail Status Update

Transit Along the Crosstown Trail*

*Note: MUNI sharply curtailed service in April 2020 to protect riders and operators during the COVID pandemic. Check our Fall 2020 Core Service update to learn what lines are back in service, and riding tips for the new normal. ( 10/16/20) Section 1: Sunrise Point is the one Crosstown Trail start/end point that is not… Continue reading Transit Along the Crosstown Trail*

“A 17-Mile Hike to Unite San Francisco”

This morning we woke up to this heartwarming Nellie Bowles NYT article. Please help us share the good news. Be sure to check out the Maps and FAQ to learn more. Follow or tag us @crosstowntrail, #crosstowntrail, #sfcrosstowntrail. See you out on the trail!

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September events and updates

Here’s the latest from our September newsletter. Map Updates The Crosstown Trail is not signed, so our maps, cue sheets, and app are your best bet for enjoying the trail. We recently updated everything, to include a few small tweaks based on feedback. And some have asked for a GPX file, which is now available… Continue reading September events and updates

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Commemorative Hats & Shirts

The first batch of T-shirts was so popular… we got some more made. And some caps too. If you’d like one for yourself, stop by * Mission Blue SF in Visitacion Valley (On the trail where at Leland, at the Vis Valley Greenway) * Bird & Beckett Books in Glen Park (2 blocks from the… Continue reading Commemorative Hats & Shirts

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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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