Top 10 Most Romantic Fall Hikes in San Francisco

October 1, 2019
Fall Hikes

Romance is in the air! Fall offers a perfect opportunity for the most memorable dates. Think about those pictures that will get framed. Whether is your first date or your anniversary, date hikes are always good idea. Finding fun date ideas could be a little challenge. We are going to convince you why hiking can be the perfect date idea, with our selection of the Top 10 Most Romantic Fall hikes in San Francisco for Autumn 2017.

For starters, hiking can be romantic if you pick a nice spot. Gorgeous view a good opportunity to be romantic. Sometimes at the beginning of the dates it is hard to get pictures together, however standing at the top of a hill at the sunset could be a great opportunity to take selfies. Fall Hikes offer breath-taking backdrops that our a natural for photo taking. You can take as many breaks as you want and make it longer, or you can end it without being awkward. No one would get offended if you’d say your shoe is uncomfortable or you are not feeling well. Most importantly, hiking outfits are casual, it takes the pressure off when you are wearing gym outfits (as long as you dress cute).

Oh and did we mention hiking is free.  Without the pressure of money especially on a first date, hiking offers a great ice breaker. Its a great chance to get to know each other, ask fun questions. Your date can be fun and positive when you discover a fun place together. Best of all, you can choose a hike that suits your fitness level. If you want to make it Romantic, pack a picnic blanket and some lunch even if you just stop at the Supermarket, this will add a nice surprise for your companion. Here is couple of tips you need, just pick a spot/hill that is moderate and easier to climb, and don’t forget to take couple of things if you are planning to take a break, such as a blanket, snacks, water, etc.

One of the best cities for fall hikes is San Francisco, especially in early autumn when the waterfalls are at its best. Here are the best date Fall hikes places in San Francisco with a gorgeous view. After your hike, check our recent blog on underrated date spots in San Francisco.

We are listing a hike for every fitness level whether you are looking for a fun walk or a good workout but all are Instagram worthy.

Mount Davidson
: 1.5 miles
Elevation gain: 469 feet
Difficulty: Moderate
One of the tallest points in San Francisco. Offers number of activities for all year around

Twin Peaks
Distance: 922 feet – ½ hours
Elevation gain: 5,450 feet
Difficulty: Moderate, short ascents
second heist peak in the city. Hidden gem in San Francisco, offers the most expensive view of the city; and it is on every tourists list.

Philosopher’s Way in McLaren Park
Distance: 2.3 mile
Elevation gain: 
495 feet
Difficulty: easy
Second largest park in the city. Offers an 80ft blue water tower at the top of the park.

Presidio Promenade
Distance:  4.5 miles
Elevation gain: 485 feet
Easy to moderate
This trail offers scenic views, as well as number of activity options.   Start at the Lincoln Blvd Parking area and connect with the Promenade Trail, Trail ends at Lombard St. this trail is more of a leisure stroll is highly recommended for a romantic walk.

Lands End
Distance: 2.9 Miles
Elevation gain: 564 feet
Offers great view of the coastline and the Golden Gate Bridge. Best used from April until October.

Fort Funston
Distance: 1.9 miles
Elevation gain: 
226 feet
Accessible all year around primary used for hiking, walking, nature trips. The bonus of this trail is the sandy bluffs in the south to Cliff House

Stow Lake and Strawberry Hill
Distance: 1.1 miles
Elevation gain: 
147 feet
Hidden gem in the heart of Golden Gate Park. This trail offers multiple activities and the beautiful Stow lake. The most popular activity is taking a pedal boat out on the lake.

Batteries to Bluffs
Distance: 2.3 miles
Elevation gain: 
492 feet
Difficulty: Easy
This Fall hike is a short trail with a great view and cliff boarding along the Pacific Ocean. The hike in this trail considered as easy, however, there are many steps to take to see the view of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Bernal Hill
Distance:1.0 miles
Elevation gain: 121 feet
Difficulty: Easy
This trail located near San Francisco, offers a 360 degree views of the city that worth the climb.

Golden Gate Heights Park
Distance: 6.1 miles
Elevation gain: 
396 feet
offers unique views of the town, Sutro Tower, and Downtown. This park features the beautiful lake and a good trial for biking.

Fall Hikes help us to focus on what makes life so great friendship and first discoveries. Whether you are a visitor to San Francisco or a local, the city offers amazing backdrop to create your memories. We always remember our first kiss, holding hands or where we met our new best friend.  Fall Hiking in San Francisco provides the perfect settings plus it offers fun things to do to carry on your time together or simply plan your next outdoor adventure. Be sure to try all of our suggestions and let us know which ones are the best or feel free to add your own.  Still craving for more?  Browse through all events in San Francisco.

Now for the next date or meetup with your friends, get personal recommendations for fun things to do near me here.

Top 10 Most Romantic Fall Hike in San Francisco – By: Shab.Gh


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