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Biking Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park Tour

Golden Gate Park up close and personal!

Inside the 1000+ acre Golden Gate Park, the opportunities are endless. Come see why our city’s cyclists love this park on a guided bike tour of the area. You’ll see the beautiful Conservatory of Flowers, Arboretum/Botanical Gardens, Shakespeare Garden and Japanese Tea Gardens. Our tours circle around Stow Lake for a view of Strawberry Hill and even dive into some of the area’s haunted ghost history! We’ll pedal past the park to the sprawling Ocean Beach, where you’ll see the city’s oceanfront bike path and the sweeping sand dunes littered with surfers. On the way back, we’ll pass Bison paddock, Spreckels Lake and more. At the tours end, you can complete the day by visiting our closest neighbors, California Academy of Sciences and the DeYoung – two world class museums.

Meeting Point

622 Shrader Street

Duration & Information

2 1/2 hours
6 miles

Difficulty

This tour is suitable for Beginner/Novice riders and is perfect family fun for all ages.

Notes

11am (March – October)

Customer Reviews

  • Fun and Informative Tour The next day, we took a bike tour of Golden Gate Park. Our guide, Adam, was polite, informed, and fun. We learned a lot while on the tour. After the tour, we kept out bikes and explored the Haight-Ashbury area and beyond on our own. Great day

    Mark C.
  • Great! Fun and lots of interesting info. GGP beautiful per usual. Bikes were good, pretty easy ride.

    Gloob

Frequently Asked Questions

We ask for all guest to arrive at least 30 minutes early in order to complete their paperwork and get fitted to their bike.

The tour costs $55 (ages 12 and older) and $35 (ages 11 and under.) We also have an electric bike option that is $85 (ages 13 and older.

This tour is a wide overview of the park and starts in the Haight Ashbury district, where the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and Summer of Love began! You will ride into Golden Gate Park past the Conservatory of Flowers, Shakespeare garden, Rose Garden, and Aids Memorial. You will ride past the Cal Academy and DeYoung museums and see all of the beautiful botany our park has to offer, with vegetation from all over the word. The tour then rides out to Ocean beach, where you will see California Oceanfront views. You will ride up to the Sutro Overlook and get glimpses of Lands End and the Cliff House. You will then ride back to where the tour began at our Golden Gate Park Tour Center. When the guided portion ends you are free to keep the bike for a bonus bike rental and return to any museums to make a day of it!

Absolutely! In fact, after the guided tour ends you may enjoy a free, bonus bike rental for the rest of the day. Helmets are always included for free and recommended as well.

An enthusiastic yes! Biking Golden Gate Park is extremely safe and family friendly.

It depends on the season, day of the week, and the tour!

The Golden Gate Bridge is not located in Golden Gate Park but is a cross town ride up along the coast. You can bike there after the tour with your free, post tour, bonus bike rental!

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Tour Route

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