Here are the top 208 tourist attractions to see in San Francisco:

105. San Andreas Lake

San Andreas Lake

159 km
from city center
105 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

The reservoir San Andreas Lake finds its genesis in the San Andreas Fault of San Mateo County, California. The lake was originally classified as a sag pond when first discovered in 1769 by the Spanish Portola Expedition party. The area received its name from Portola’s chaplain and diarist, Father Francisco Palou, who named it San Andreas in honor of the saint’s feast day.

106. Catharine Clark Gallery

Catharine Clark Gallery

1 km
from city center
106 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Catharine Clark Gallery is an art gallery for contemporary art, located in San Francisco, California. It is the first art gallery in the area to have a dedicated media room to present a wide range of media art. Catharine Clark Gallery is situated near leading arts venues such as California College of the Arts (CCA), the Museum of Craft and Design and the Minnesota Street Project. The prices for paintings are affordable, keeping all kinds of buyers in mind. The place is also available to be rented out for parties if you’re interested in an “art” theme.

107. Colorbloq

Colorbloq

2 km
from city center
107 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Colorbloq is one of the best Social and Event locations in San Francisco, California. According to Colorbloq, it's a lot more than space, it is a vision to gather creatively. Colorbloq's name and space both are inspired by the color-blocking concept. It is a place that houses creative culture and events in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco. Colorbloq features around 10,000 sq.ft. space that can house 360 guests.

108. Martin Lawrence Galleries

Martin Lawrence Galleries

2 km
from city center
108 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Martin Lawrence Galleries was established in 1975, and it operates nine fine art galleries in the United States. It is renowned for displaying original paintings, sculptures, and limited edition graphics from some renowned artists like Warhol, Picasso, and more. In California, it is situated in Geary Street, in the heart of Union Square, San Francisco. It has a considerable collection of company-owned artworks, and the gallery connects with artwork collectors around the world. It is a nice place for kids also.

109. McClures Beach

McClures Beach
5.0 /5

66 km
from city center
109 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

A secluded beach situated in the Point Reyes National Seashore, McClures is one of the few accessible destinations for beachcombing in the western side of the Tomales point. The downhill hike which begins from the trailhead at the end of the Pierce Point Road promises a small coastline roofed with different birds as its destination. You should hike along this trail amidst colourful wild flowers with adequate time in your hands to enjoy both the creek that sometimes drifts into the ocean and to beachcomb driftwoods during your visit.

110. Montara State Beach

Montara State Beach
5.0 /5

27 km
from city center
110 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

One of the cleanest beaches by the Pacific Ocean, the Montara State Beach is located half mile north from Half Moon Bay. A mile-long beach popular for fishing and tide pooling can be accessed from two points on Highway 1. Out of the two points, the northern side leading to this land stretch is also called as Devil’s Side because of the steep stairs that awaits the visitors. The southern side on the other hand has a comfortable staircase for the visitors to step on. Lined with Montara mountains, hills and cliffs, the beach houses a multitude of wild and coastal lives.

111. Bicentennial Campground

Bicentennial Campground
5.0 /5

11 km
from city center
111 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Bicentennial Campground remains an ideal spot for camping and relishing the view of San Francisco’s esteemed treasure- the Golden Gate Bridge. Tucked within the Marine Headlands of Marin County, this camping site enjoys bounty vegetation and distinct Northern Californian wildlife. With trails spurting out, the tourist destination also enjoys close proximity to Rodeo Beach, Point Bonita Lighthouse and Nike Missile Site.

112. Camp Ida Smith

Camp Ida Smith
5.0 /5

9 km
from city center
112 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

A recreational and community centre, Camp Ida Smith, is in everyone’s recommendation list for troop outings and scout training. Settled in the 1100 Lake Merced Boulevard of Lakeshore, Camp Ida Smith lies in the close proximity to other tourist attractions- San Francisco Zoo and Ocean Beach. Most famous for Girl Scouts camping, Ida Smith provides accessible trails, parking lots and accommodation facilities such as that of Hauser House – a cabin.

113. Campsite 5 San Francisco

Campsite 5 San Francisco
4.5 /5

9 km
from city center
113 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

The most likable and occupied campground on the Angel Island is undoubtedly Campsite 5. Enclosed within the perimeters of the Batteries, Campsite 5 is settled on Belvedere Tiburon of the island with an easy walk from the ferry terminal. The campsite provides a panoramic view of the bay, Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Islands. The campsite entertains the tourists with a range of nearby attraction points- the Alcatraz Islands to its south-east, Angel Island State Park and Angel Island Immigration Station to its north-east. Campsite 5, most suitable for camping, sees reservations throughout the year.

114. Candlestick RV Park

Candlestick RV Park
4.0 /5

7 km
from city center
114 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

In lieu of picturesque campgrounds, San Francisco also provides pleasant and safe recreational vehicle parks for enthusiasts of nomadic culture and travelling. Candlestick RV Park is the most beloved recreational vehicle park of San Francisco, with its top-notch facilities. Located on 650 Gilman Avenue, Candlestick RV Park has 165 sites with full hook-ups, 24 tent sites and pull-thru sites. The RV Park, where maximum duration of stay is limited to twenty-eight days only, the reservations are made on daily, weekly as well as monthly basis.

115. China Camp Campsite

China Camp Campsite
4.5 /5

27 km
from city center
115 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

San Francisco’s China Camp State Park is a landmark of historical, archaeological, social, and economic importance. A part of San Francisco Bay NERR, the park is entailed within the shores of the famous Chinese shrimp-fishing village. The region, ultimately, came to be recognised by the Chinese immigrants, who used to work in the ranches and quarries of San Franciscan businessmen. On its conversion into a State Park in 1977 for the preservation of Chinese-American history, it became popular for its China Campsite and Back Ranch Meadows Campground.

116. Francis Beach Campground

Francis Beach Campground
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
116 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Half Moon Bay, the pictorial coastal city in San Mateo county of California, has a string of beaches and a singular bay including the very famous Half Moon Bay State Beach. Francis Beach is an ocean retreat alongside a coastal trail ideal for picnicking, sun-basking and fishing. It has a campground and a visitor centre for enhancing knowledge on coastal history. Nestled on forty feet elevation of Kelly Avenue, Francis Beach Campground provides arresting views of the Pacific Ocean. The campground has 52 individual sites, depending on its suitability for tent-camping, trailing and recreational vehicles.

117. Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
4.5 /5

13 km
from city center
117 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Managed by the National Park Service, Golden Gate NRA was established as a U.S. National Recreational Area. Home to sprawling natural landscapes, beaches and rolling hill-points, as well as historical, cultural, architectural and archaeological landmarks, Golden Gate NRA is a gift to San Francisco from Mother Nature herself. Surrounded and fortified with the San Francisco’s Bay and the Pacific shorelines, the NRA is a natural habitat of several vegetation, wild-life, and marine-life, thus making it a distinct ecosystem.

118. Hawk Campground

Hawk Campground
4.5 /5

12 km
from city center
118 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Managed by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area Rangers, Hawk Campground is settled above Tennessee Valley of Marin Headlands, furnishing raving views of the Gerbode Valley and a perfect uphill hike for backpacking. Curbed under the cool shades of Monterey cypress trees and pines, the campground is an ecological habitat shared by harmless wildlife- deer, coyote, bobcats and raptors. The campground, which has three campsites, line up facilities of picnic tables, food lockers, tent pads and portable toilets.

119. Haypress Campground

Haypress Campground
4.5 /5

15 km
from city center
119 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

The best excursion site for novice bag packers, Haypress Campground, is present in Tennessee Valley of Sausalito city, Marin County. Located in a dead-end trailer of the shallow valley, the campground finds itself next to the row of eucalyptus trees, offering exquisite views of meadows and rolling hills. The quiet campground has five campsites administered with picnic tables, bear boxes and toilets. The campsites are free of cost to accommodate, but demands prior reservations.

120. Kirby Cove Campground

Kirby Cove Campground
4.5 /5

9 km
from city center
120 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Located right below the Conzelman Road of Marin Headlands, Kirby Cove Campground serves one of the most surreal and scenic view of the Golden Gate bridge and is preferred for its cavernous-cove and tranquillity. Preoccupied with pine, cypress and eucalyptus trees, the campground is cut off from the Kirby beach by a coastal defence site called Battle Kirby, named after American Civil war- Lieutenant Edmund Kirby

121. Marin Headlands

Marin Headlands
4.0 /5

9 km
from city center
121 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Marin Headlands is yet another marvelous creation of Nature in California’s San Francisco. Managed by the Golden Gate NRA, the entire area originally belonged to the Mi woks Native Americans and witnesses an unrivaled amalgamation of geology and wildlife. A vast network of trails, coastal terrains, overlooking valleys and rugged beaches elevate the beauty of the Headlands including Hawk Hill, Tennessee Hill, Black Sands Beach, Kirby Cove Beach, Rodeo Beach, Gerbode Valley and Point Bonita Lighthouse.

122. Rob Hill Campground

Rob Hill Campground
4.5 /5

6 km
from city center
122 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

The National Park of Presidio in San Francisco is home to Sandy Baker Beach among other historic and ecological destinations. Rob Hill Campground is perched above the Sandy Baker Beach at the heart of San Francisco renowned for its communal trailing, hiking and camping. The only campground in San Francisco city, minutes away from the Bay Area Ridge Trail, has four campsites- two for public camping and another set of two for catering to the members of “Camping at the Presidio” program.

123. Steep Ravine San Francisco

Steep Ravine San Francisco
4.5 /5

22 km
from city center
123 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Steep Ravine is an isolated beach, enclosed within the premises of Mount Tamalpais State Park in San Francisco. The beach is facilitated with a Rocky Point-Steep Environmental Ravine Campground which is sprinkled with clusters of wooden cabins and camping sites. The beach designed with an adjacent creek and drift logs allows for beach exploration activities, camping, and hot springs.

124. Lands End

Lands End
5.0 /5

8 km
from city center
124 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Operated by the Golden Gate Parks National Conservancy, Lands Ends is a park in San Francisco, located between the Sutro Historic District and Lincoln Park. Originally the home of Ohlone tribes, Lands Ends was a coastal trail which later saw developments on the hands of a German-American philanthropist Adolf Sutro until being acquired by GGNRA.

125. Farmers Market San Francisco

Farmers Market San Francisco
4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
125 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

What started as preservatory practice during the catastrophic times of the World War in order to provide an outlet for the surplus and distressed crop has now transformed itself into a commercial venture and way of life in San Francisco- organic farmers markets with entertaining music and educational forums. Alemany Farmers’ Market of 100 Alemany Boulevard is credited as the oldest farmers’ market in California. Established in 1943, the market is commonly known as the “people’s market” and has played an instrumental role in popularizing the farmers’ market movement across California.

126. McLaren Park

McLaren Park
4.5 /5

6 km
from city center
126 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

San Francisco’s McLaren Park, near to the Visitacion Valley, is its third largest park. The park, which is named after John McLaren, famously known as the “grandfather of Golden Gate Park”, has had notorious reputations for its unsafe and criminal-prone activities taking place inside the premises. But later municipal investments, increased staffing and on-site Ranger station have led to better facilities and a safer environment.

127. Sea Lions at Pier 39

Sea Lions at Pier 39
4.5 /5

4 km
from city center
127 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

First opened in 1978, Pier 39 was the result of creative efforts of an entrepreneur called Warren Simmons. Located at the edge of the Fisherman’s Wharf district, the pier enjoys vicinity to Chinatown and North Beach and is loved for its crystal-clear views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge and Alcatraz islands. The colonies of sea-lions are believed to have migrated from the western edge of the city- Sea Rock; and every year since then the majority of the colony is seen dispersing to Santa Barbara in Southern California to mate with the female sea-lions during the months of May-June.

128. Fortune Cookie Factory

Fortune Cookie Factory
4.5 /5

67 km
from city center
128 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Chinatown’s Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory is a family-owned business famous for producing raving fortune cookies using a traditional hand-folding technique. The factory, which first opened its doors in 1962 on Ross Alley, remains one of the oldest structures of Chinatown neighbourhood, surviving the 1906 earthquake and fire. Owned by the Chang family, the Chinatown cookie factory is the singular remaining cookie factory in America marked for selling handmade cookies and their unique cookie dough recipe which they have preserved through generations.

129. Mount Sutro

Mount Sutro
4.5 /5

4 km
from city center
129 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Mount Sutro is a hilltop surmounted in the middle of San Francisco. It is one of the original seven hills of the city adorned with the enchanting presence of an adjoining dense forest- Sutro forest. It is owned and managed by the University of California, San Francisco and the Sutro Stewards respectively. Sutro forest, which is believed to have been over one hundred years old, is the result of Adolf Sutro’s commendable environmental efforts.

130. Hyde Street Pier

Hyde Street Pier
4.5 /5

4 km
from city center
130 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Originally a ferry terminal, Hyde Street Pier is now a part of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Located at 2905 Hyde St. on the western end of the Fisherman’s Wharf, the pier facilitates captivating views to the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay and the waterfront. It acts as San Francisco’s maritime heritage point displaying iconic historic ships from the eighteenth and nineteenth century including Balclutha, Hercules and Eureka.

131. Ingleside Terraces

Ingleside Terraces
4.5 /5

7 km
from city center
131 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

The posh residential area, Ingleside Terraces, situated in the south-western part of San Francisco was originally a racetrack built by Edward Corrigan. The racetrack designed with sophisticated dining areas and clubhouse opened in 1885 and enjoyed little success before it was taken over by Thomas Williams, who rented it to the municipalities during the 1906 earthquake and fire. The racetrack served as a permanent refugee house and could never make go back to its hey-day.

132. Drive Down Lombard Street

Drive Down Lombard Street
4.5 /5

3 km
from city center
132 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Lombard Street, commonly known as the “most crooked street in the world”, is renowned for its one-block section. Situated on the fringes of the Russian Hill neighbourhood, it stretches from the Presidio to the Embarcadero. It originally was a straight though extremely steep street with no accessibility to vehicles. Under the guidance of the city engineer, Clyde Healy, the curved street design was achieved, consisting of one block and eight turns, which further transformed into the polished one-way street in 1939.

133. The California Coastal Trail

The California Coastal Trail
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
133 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

The California Coastal Trail is a vast nexus of trails sprawling from Oregon to Mexico across the Pacific coast. It is an environmental initiative exercised by the California Coastal Conservancy in order to make a more comprehensive trail system, to provide accessibility to the shore, to ensure connections to trail heads, parking areas, transit stops at reasonable intervals, maximize ocean views and scenic coastal vistas and to provide educational programs on coastal environment.

134. Go to a Comedy Club

Go to a Comedy Club
4.5 /5

3 km
from city center
134 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

San Francisco does not only give patronage to renaissance-themed museums, art-centres, sea-lions, rose gardens and shore birds. It is a delightful and congenial hub of hippie-cultures shops, diverse sea-food, wine and beer tasting shows as well as comedy clubs. Ranging from experimental comedy, interactive comedy, improv, stand-up, duo of magic and comedy to classic comedy, San Francisco encourages its comedy scene and welcomes entertainers with their open arms. The city incorporates its frolicsome and zestful performances with appetizing food. Some of the most recommended comedy clubs are- Chicken Scratch, Cobb’s Comedy Club, Punch Line Comedy Club, BATS Improv and the Dark Room Theatre.

135. Golden Gate Park’s Rose Garden

Golden Gate Park’s Rose Garden
4.5 /5

5 km
from city center
135 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

The Rose Garden is situated at the pedestrian entrance to the Golden Gate Park- JF Kennedy Drive leading till the edge of the park in Fulton Street. The ideal time to visit the garden is in summer during May-July when the flowers are in their full bloom, while another blooming period arrives around September.

136. Take a Ride on the Cable Cars

Take a Ride on the Cable Cars
4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
136 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Cable Cars, named as a National Historic Landmark, have earned the status of the last manually operated cable car system in the world. Managed and operated by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, the San Francisco Cable Cars are believed to have emerged in 1873 as a more high-tech form of transit than the horse-drawn carriage.

137. Visit a Free Museum

Visit a Free Museum
4.5 /5

2 km
from city center
137 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

San Francisco is a blend of cultures and undoubtedly an ideal space for museums in order to prevent and educate about immigrant culture. The cherry on the top are its day-specific free visits to some of its exquisite museums- Contemporary Jewish Museum, Asian Art museum, Legion of Honour, de Young, Museum of Craft and Design, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, South Bay Historical Railroad Society, The Exploratorium.

138. Alamere Falls

Alamere Falls
Must visit 5.0 /5

38 km
from city center
138 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Alamere Falls is one of the two tide falls in the Californian Pacific region, widely known for its scenic beauty and exhilarating hiking. Located in Marin County, the waterfalls are managed by the Point Reyes National Seashore, which generates from the Alamere Creek and cascades down onto the beach constituted of shale and coastal sand. The falls and the hike down to the beach enjoy a rather precarious reputation owing to its proximity to the unpredictable tides and hazardous trail path. It is advised to take the hike in the fall season.

139. Burney Falls

Burney Falls
5.0 /5

366 km
from city center
139 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Burney Falls are managed by the McArthur-Burney Memorial Falls State Park which is located in Shasta County of California. Declared a National Natural Landmark, the 129 foot long waterfalls are one of its river drainage which runs down to the Burney Creek and finally joins the Pit River. The Burney Falls Trail is ideal for hiking and strolling with adoring views of the Cascade Mountains. The trail, which is forty miles north of Lassen Volcanic National Park, leads to the crescendo of the waterfall’s foot which is constituted of underground streams.

140. McWay Falls

McWay Falls
4.5 /5

192 km
from city center
140 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

The 80- foot long waterfall is the second tidefall of the Californian Pacific region along with the afore-mentioned Alamere Falls. Tucked within the pleats of the rugged and mountainous region of Big Sur in the Central California Coast, McWay Falls is enclosed within Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. The waterfalls and the park are named after the pioneer homesteader Christopher McWay and Julia Pfeiffer, a close friend of the Browns- the owners of the SaddleRock Ranch.

141. Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
141 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Fringed within the boundaries of Devils Postpile National Monument, Rainbow Falls finds its watercourse in the San Joaquin River of Madera County, California. The waterfalls, which is the highest in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, with an approximate length of 101 feet, is reputed for its rainbow display on a mixture of foggy and sunny days.

142. Huntington Falls

Huntington Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
142 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Huntington Falls is an artificial waterfall system in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. The 110 feet waterfall project was initiated by its former Park Superintendent John McLaren and saw progression through generous donations processed by a railroad baron Collins Huntington. However, the project could only be completed in 1984 revived by then Mayor Dianne Feinstein.

143. Kent Falls

Kent Falls
4.5 /5

19 km
from city center
143 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

With the total height of 250 feet, Kent Falls is situated in the Kent Falls State Park of Kent, Connecticut. The state park is sandwiched in the mountainous pleats of Southern Berkshires of the Litchfield Hills. The recreational park inhabits Kent Falls, along with a series of waterfalls on Falls Brook, which finally meets the Housatonic River. The park has been traced back to the Native Americans who called it “Scatacook” and used it for fishing and camping. It later took the shape of a state park when the area was handed over to the State by the White Memorial Foundation- a pro-environment conservation organization in Litchfield.

144. Cataract Falls

Cataract Falls
5.0 /5

26 km
from city center
144 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Cataract Falls resides in the Mt Tamalpais Watershed near San Rafael in Marin County, California. A collection of nine separate falls, they start streaming near Laurel Dell and join the Alpine Lake eventually. The hike to the Carson Falls start at the signed trailhead running alongside the south-western arm of Alpine Lake, which would direct towards a fork, at which point continue right and begin the ascent. The upwards path would encounter a wooden pedestrian bridge over Cataract Creek to its eastern side. The farther upwards trail leads to another fork directing to the Laurel Dell Picnic Area.

145. Carson Falls

Carson Falls
4.5 /5

29 km
from city center
145 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Carson Falls is a multi-layered waterfall near Fairfax, California. Its water-source is the Little Carson Creek in the Mount Tamalpais Watershed, a source of drinking water for Marin County residents. Little Carson Trail is the shortest route for hiking the falls which starts from the Azalea Hill parking lot leading to the Pine Mountain Road surrounded with a plethora of foliage including deciduous oaks, California bay, and madrones. The trail moves upward paved against the shrubs of oak, chaparral pea, manzanita, monkeyflower, ceanothus, chinquapin, yerba santa and Douglas Fir. The mountain road then descends to a junction around the Oak Mill Road which transitions into grasslands before crossing the creek and finally leading to the falls.

146. Berry Creek Falls

Berry Creek Falls
4.5 /5

69 km
from city center
146 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Administered by the California Department of Parks and Recreation Berry Creek Falls are the most sought-after destination in the Big Basin Redwoods State Park, situated in Santa Cruz County, California. Arguably, the park is the oldest park in California built with special endeavour to preserve the lasting heritage of the Redwood Forests ecosphere. The perimeters of the park are shaded by Redwoods groves, which encompasses within itself a rich selection of flora and fauna- tanoaks, Pacific Madrones, red huckleberries, azalea, wildflowers and Chaparral vegetation, and racoons, black-tailed deer, foxes, bobcats, coyotes, squirrels, opossums and chipmunks.

147. Dawn Falls

Dawn Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
147 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

California’s Marin County has a little heaven tucked inside in the form of Marin County Open Space District. The Baltimore Canyon, which is part of the MCOSD, has a platter full of trailheads, creeks and falls, all of which are sprinkled with orange maple leaves and wildflowers creating an unimaginable mystic aura especially in winters. The near-by mountainous range of King Mountain, Blithedale Summit, and Mount Tamalpais extends the beauty of the Canyon and offer some of the most excruciating yet visually stunning hikes and viewpoints. One of those hikes is to Dawn Falls which 2.2 mile out and back hike starting from the edge of a residential Larkspur neighbourhood. The hike includes a steep downhill stretch which meets the Larkspur Creek at a juncture surrounded with native redwood groves, tanoak, maples and Pacific madrones.

148. Murietta Falls

Murietta Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
148 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Murietta Falls lies within Alameda County’s paradise Ohlone Regional Wilderness which is managed by East Bay Regional Park District, a home to extensive trail systems and notable preserves and regional parks of San Francisco Bay, California.

149. Castle Rock Falls

Castle Rock Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
149 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Castle Rock Falls reside within the namesake State Park in Santa Cruz County, California. Castle Rock State Park is famous for its peculiar rock formations, abundant greenery including coastal redwoods and madrones forests. The park which fringes upon the borders of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties serves as a crucial linking point for the vast network of hiking trails.

150. Silver Falls

Silver Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
150 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Residing inside the Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Silver Falls is one amongst the three star-studded waterfalls of the Berry Creek Trail along with the Golden Falls and the Cascades. The 60 feet Silver Falls is a short hike upstream of the Berry Creek Falls. Berry Creek forks right above Berry Creek Falls, and as a result Silver Falls has considerably less water than Berry Creek Falls. The trail loop is laced with redwood groves and banana slurs.

151. Linda Falls

Linda Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
151 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Owned by the Land Trust of Napa Valley, the titular waterfalls residing inside the Linda Falls Preserve are the belle of the ball. The Preserve is home to the some of the rare native vegetation including white alder/bay/maple riparian forest and mixed manzanita/chamise/live oak chaparral along with Napa False Indigo. It has also embraced coniferous forest, Douglas firs, madrones, canyon live oaks, black oak and California bay.

152. Uvas Falls

Uvas Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
152 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

California’s Uvas Canyon County Park is home to some of the small yet perennial waterfalls including Black Rock falls, Basin falls, Granjula falls, Upper falls and Uvas falls. Hike to the 30 feet Uvas Falls can be started off at the parking lot proceeding towards the adjacent picnic area towards Swanson Creek and following the Creek’s downstream. The park allows for overnight camping, picnicking and bringing dogs.

153. Cascade Falls

Cascade Falls
4.5 /5

29 km
from city center
153 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Cascade Falls rests inside Marin County’s Cascade Canyon Open Space Preserve. Near Downtown Fairfax, the hike to the moderately-sized waterfalls starts at the Cascade Canyon trailhead. The trailhead is present in the Cascade Drive which fords the Cascade Creek before leading to the top of the falls with great views of Cascade Lake and Lake Tahoe.

154. Camino Falls

Camino Falls
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
154 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Camino Falls is a waterfall inside California’s Sierra National Forest which shares its boundaries with Fresno, Madera and Mariposa counties along with Yosemite National Park. Nestled under the shadows of Sierra Nevada Mountains, the forests are natural habitat of multiple reservoirs and lakes which allows for recreational activities such as boating, fishing and sailing. The ski-resort, China Peak, can only be accessed with special permits.

155. Sempervirens Falls

Sempervirens Falls
4.0 /5

1 km
from city center
155 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Sempervirens Falls is a 20 feet waterfall inside Santa Cruz’s Big Basin Redwoods State Park. The peculiar name of the falls is derived from the scientific name of the native coastal redwood trees - “Sequoia Sempervirens”. The hike to the falls is a 4 miles round-trip if started from the Sequoia Trail, a little south to the Park’s headquarters. The trail showing off its majestic redwoods further meets the Lodge road and then sprawls forward in the Wastahi Campground, a walk-in campground adorned by groves of tanoak and huckleberry, then taking a curve downhill and finally crossing the Sempervirens Creek.

156. Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls
4.0 /5

248 km
from city center
156 out of 208
places to visit in San Francisco

Located in the Yosemite National Park, the waterfalls enjoy the reputation of being the tallest fall in the entire North America with an elevation of 2,425 feet. The waterfalls are three-tiered consisting of the Upper Yosemite Fall, Middle Cascade and Lower Yosemite Fall. During the months of May and June, the water-flow is at the peak, making it the most ideal time to hike to the waterfalls.

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