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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We’re Turning Two!

Woodland trails. Ocean views. Neighborhood greenways. San Francisco’s Crosstown Trail connects all of these delights — and more — in a 17-mile excursion across the city. On June 5 and 6, you can explore the Trail — all of it, parts of it, on your own or with a group — as part of our… Continue reading We’re Turning Two!

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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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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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Bike ride July 14

Join us for a bike ride on the Crosstown Trail. This time we’ll ride Southbound. Start at the Lands End Visitor Center, then pass through GGNRA, Park Presidio Greenway, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Heights, Laguna Honda Community Trails, College Hill, McLaren Park, the Visitacion Valley Greenway, Little Hollywood, Candlestick State Recreation Area, and more.… Continue reading Bike ride July 14

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