Dogs on Leash Allowed, San Francisco

San Francisco Urban Forest

Hidden in the busy streets of San Francisco, Mt. Davidson is is located a small urban forest filled will eucalyptus tree and coastal shrub within the neighborhood west portal, known as the highest peak in the city of San Francisco with an elevation of 928 ft.

Aside from being the highest peak in the city,  it is also known for the 103 foot concrete cross located on top of the hill.

Trail Information:

  • Interconnected trails
  • Multiple Trailheads.  Main trailhead is located on Dalewood Way next to the bus stop.
  • Mix of sun and shade
  • Portable toilets on the trailhead.
  • No trail marks
  • Dogs are allowed on leash.
  • No Dog Fee

About the Hike


  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
  • Trail Length:  Varies (Direct route to the vista point is about .02 miles from the trailhead.)

Driving Directions / Parking

  • Parking along the neighborhood near the park entrance.


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