Bay Trail in Candlestick Point
2.1 miles     50 ft
13 May 2011

A short walk next to San Francisco Bay. Part of the walk is near Highway 1 where traffic noise is prominent.

Location: Candlestick Point State Recreation Area

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails.


Trailhead: Parking lot next to "Windsurf Circle".

Route: Follow an unmarked trail (Bay Trail) to the south-west corner of the park. Return by same route.


Location: near intersection of Hunters Point Boulevard & Donner Ave, San Francisco, CA . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From US-101 North, take exit 429A toward Candlestick Park. In 0.3 miles, Merge onto Harney Way and drive for 0.7 miles. Turn right onto Hunters Point Expy / Jamestown Ave an drive for 0.5 miles to reach the parking lots for Candlestick Point. There are multiple parking lots - study the trail map for their locations. In May 2011, parking lots were closed on Thursdays and Fridays. Plenty of street parking was available right outside the park.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: Free (last visited: Jan 2012)

Capacity: Dozens of cars may be parked inside and outside the park.

Latitude: 37.712743     Longitude: -122.381580

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