|Name||San Bruno Mountain State Park - Summit Loop Trail|
|Summary||The park provides Bay Area visitors with beautiful views of the city and the bay.|
|Type||Day Hike - Loop|
|Distance (Total)||3.5 miles / 5.6 km|
|Elevation Gain||650 feet / 198 meters|
|Minimum Elevation||730 feet / 223 meters|
|Maximum Elevation||1,200 feet / 366 meters|
|Hiking Season||- All Year Long|
|Things To See||- Mountain Views - Ocean Views - Summit - Wildflowers|
|Rating||★ ★ ★ ★ ☆|
|Nearby Town||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Permit Required||$5 Entrance Fee|
|Trail Map||At Kiosk At Park Entrance|
The area is at the northern reaches of the Santa Cruz range. The park provides Bay Area visitors with day-use facilities, hiking trails, and beautiful views of the city and the bay. The park is home to a wide variety of birds and animals as well as several endangered plant and butterfly species.
The Mountain's ridge line runs in an east-west configuration, with considerable slopes and elevations ranging from 250 feet to 1,314 feet at the summit. The landscape offer excellent hiking opportunities and outstanding views of San Francisco and Central Bay Area.
From Highway 101, take the Bayshore Boulavard/Brisbane exit. Continue on Bayshore Boulevard to Guadalupe Canyon Parkway. Turn west on Guadalupe Canyon Parkway toward the Mountain and go to the park entrance.
From Highway 280, take the Mission Street exit. Go north on Mission Street to Market Street. Turn right on Market street and proceed northeast. At Guadalupe Canyon Parkway, turn right and go eastbound to the park entrance.
|Latitude||37.6961580729 degrees / 37° 41.769' / 37° 41' 46.17"|
|Longitude||-122.4334645271 degrees / -122° 26.008' / -122° 26' 0.47"|