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Mountain Lake Trail

 

​Length: ​2.6 miles (4.1 kilometers)
​Use Type: multiuse (pedestrians and cyclists); pedestrian only sections
​Difficulty: easy to moderate​
 
Mountain Lake Trail traverses the southern boundary of the Presidio from the Broadway Gate to Baker Beach. This diverse trail offers visitors glimpses of Andy Goldsworthy’s Wood Line, a newly planted cypress grove, Julius Kahn Playground, and Presidio Golf Course. Just after Mountain Lake, a new section of trail travels behind the Public Health Service District, recently revitalized as a “green” neighborhood where people live and work. Behind the former hospital is a new boardwalk through restored dune habitat teeming with native plants and wildlife. This area also includes a vista point commemorating the historic Merchant Marine Cemetery where many sailors found their final resting place. Continue through the Baker Beach neighborhood until the Pacific Ocean comes on the horizon.
 
 
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This information will be updated and expanded for all trails as upgrades are completed and the data is gathered.

 

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