Saddle Loop - Bog Trail
2.8 miles     300 ft
11 Apr 2010
Summary

A walk along paved road with great ocean views on clear days. Not many wildflowers in this section of the park.

Location: San Bruno Mountain State and County Park

Elevation Profile
Trailhead

Location: on Guadalupe Canyon Parkway in Daly City, CA 94014 . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: (borrowed from Official Park Page)

From Highway 101: take the Bayshore Boulevard/Brisbane exit. Continue on Bayshore Boulavard 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.

Parking: There are two parking lots, to the north and to the south of Guadalape Canyon Parkway. These are connected by Radio Road. Summit Loop Trail is closer to the parking lot in the south. Saddle Loop — Bog Trail is closer to the parking lot in the north. See Trail Map for locations of both parking lots.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $6 per vehicle (last visited: July 2012)

Capacity: Dozens of cars may be parked here.

Latitude: 37.695774     Longitude: -122.434816

Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails.

» Walker's Map of San Francisco by Pease Press: Excellent quality maps showing many parks and trails in the San Francisco area. Many of these parks do not have free trail maps online. Cost was $7.95 in April 2011.

Route

Trailhead: Parking lot to the north of Guadalupe Canyon Parkway.

Route: From the parking lot, follow Saddle Loop Trail for 2 miles, then Old Guadalupe Trail for 0.3 miles and Bog Trail for 0.5 miles.

Notes: Except for Bog Trail, the hike is on a paved road with great ocean views on clear days. Not many wildflowers along this route.

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