Outdoor Recreation in San Francisco

Outdoor Recreation in San Francisco

Discover numerous outdoor recreational activities when staying at our hotel.  Stroll through Bayside park, hike through the redwoods, explore San Francisco bay by water, and much more! Find out why the Bay Area is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts below.

A couple sitting on a log at sunset at Dolores Park overlooking San Francisco skyline.
Man on a blue bicycle.

San Francisco

Top Outdoor Activities

Man hiking through the redwoods at Muir Woods Park in CA.

Hike through Redwood National Park

There are many hiking trails through Redwood National Park that allow visitors to experience the natural beauty of the San Francisco Bay Area. Take in the breathtaking, serene views of the tallest living trees on the planet as you hike through the redwood forests.  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced hiker, there will be a trail for you at Redwood National Park. Learn more about the different Redwood hiking trails here.

A man in a blue kayak in the water.

Watersports in San Francisco Bay

Enjoy the best view of San Francisco by heading out onto the bay with one of the many exciting water activities the Bay Area has to offer. Get a workout while soaking up the sun and city views by taking a kayak or standup paddle board tour on the bay. If you prefer a little more luxury while you embrace our local outdoor wonderland, consider sailing through the bay on one of the many sail boat tours and charters. From kayak tours to sailboat charters, there is a watersport in the San Francisco Bay Area for everyone.

People on a park bench near a pond surrounded by trees in Golden State Park.

Get Energized at Golden Gate Park

Featuring gardens, athletics, museums, trails, and many more amazing sights, the Golden Gate Park is one of the largest man-made parks in the world. Locals and tourists alike enjoy biking, walking or even skating through Golden Gate Park. Enjoy taking in views of the Japanese Tea Garden, the wildlife at Spreckels Lake and much more as you explore the grounds of San Francisco’s gem. Learn more about activities and attractions at Golden Gate Park here.

A surfer in a black wetsuit catching a wave.

Surf near the Bay Area

As the Bay Area water warms up in Summer, surfers flock to the beaches to ride the waves. There are countless spots for both beginners and the more experienced to surf around the Bay Area. Are you an outdoor enthusiast looking to catch your first wave? We’ve got you covered! There are many local businesses that offer surf lessons. Whether you are looking to catch the big wave or simply ride your first wave, you will be able to do so in the Bay Area.