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*

Side trip: the Endangered Garden

The Crosstown Trail’s southern terminus is at the Sunrise Point fishing pier inside Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. This little-known park is worth exploring. If you’re willing to take a slight detour, you can visit the Endangered Garden, a concrete promenade created by public artist Patricia Johanson that pays tribute to the endangered San Francisco… Continue reading Side trip: the Endangered Garden

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Getting to Candlestick Point

Candlestick Point State Recreation Area is the southeastern most point of the trail, and also the most remote trail head to reach, at least by urban standards. The closure of Hunters Point Expressway to cars in 2023 makes it more confusing, but the park is open and accessible by car, bicycle, and on foot. Here… Continue reading Getting to Candlestick Point