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Hike
Hike Sweeney Ridge
Where
Sweeney Ridge
Neighborhood
San Bruno
Price
Free

Sweeney Ridge is a hilly hiking area of ridges and ravines between San Bruno and Pacifica, about a 25-minute drive south from San Francisco. The ridge’s 1,200-foot-high summit, covered with coastal scrub and grassland, slopes down to the bay on one side and to the Pacific on the other.

Dog Friendly

Dogs are allowed on the trail, so if you have one, feel free to bring it along.

Sosh

The entrance to the beach is just south of Fort Funston. Park on Highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard) at the gate across from John Daly Boulevard.

A California Historical Landmark and National Historic Landmark, Sweeney Ridge is the site of the first recorded European discovery of the San Francisco Bay. Also known as the San Francisco Bay Discovery Site, Spanish explorer Gaspar de Portola and his expedition of 60 men and 200 horses and mules reached the 1,200-foot summit of Sweeney Ridge on November 4, 1769. Today, there are two commemorative monuments honoring the Portola Expedition atop Sweeney Ridge and is generally accessed by walking or bicycling along the paved road.

Sneath Lane & Amador Ave
San Bruno, CA 94044
(415) 561-4323
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Michael Fraley