Bay Area Ridge Trail

Bay Area Ridge Trail

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1007 General Kennedy Ave., Suite 3
San Francisco, California 94129
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More than 340 miles of Bay Area Ridge Trail, which eventually will stretch 550-plus miles around the Bay Area, are open for hikers, equestrians and cyclists.

There are many points of entry. Permits are required on some segments. See website for maps, details and updates on new segments of the trail.

Help us keep these trails beautiful and dog-friendly:
• Always follow the posted rules as they may have changed
• If in off-leash area, keep your dog under voice command
• Respect and protect wildlife and habitats
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