Mountain Lake Trail

Mountain Lake Trail

Mountain Lake Trail is a dog-friendly trail that traverses the southern boundary of the Presidio from the Broadway Gate to Baker Beach in San Francisco. This diverse trail offers visitors glimpses of Andy Goldsworthy’s Wood Line, a newly planted cypress grove, Julius Kahn Playground, and Presidio Golf Course.

Mountain Lake is home to many native species, including Western pond turtles, Pacific chorus frogs, and 65 bird species who visit the lake on their way warmer (or cooler) climates. Only second to Crissy Field East Beach, Mountain Lake is a hot spot for bird watchers and nature photographers.

The west end offers up the Marine Cemetery Vista, where a boardwalk snakes through the native dune plants and grasses. A humble memorial pays homage to 500 sailors who were buried on a hillside behind the former Marine hospital in the 19th century. The experience ends at beautiful Baker Beach.

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