Self-Guided SF Bike Routes

Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito / Tiburon view-map-button

  2-3 hours |   8 miles |    Beginner to novicechoose-bike-button

Sights You’ll See:
One of our favorite San Francisco bike routes! Enjoy all the best of the Bay on this beautiful, beginner-friendly bike path. You’ll pedal past some of San Francisco’s most loved sites, as your bike from Fisherman’s Wharf, across the Golden Gate Bridge and down into sunny Sausalito. On the way back, you’ll simply roll your bike onto the ferry, for a relaxing cruise back across the Bay, with priceless views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and the city skyline.

City Coast to Golden Gate Parkview-map-button

  3-5 hours |   8 miles (1-way) – 13 miles (roundtrip) |    Moderatechoose-bike-button

Sights You’ll See:
Starting in Fisherman’s Wharf, follow the bike path along the San Francisco waterfront past Aquatic Park, Fort Mason and the gorgeous Marina and Presidio neighborhoods. Bike around the Palace of Fine Arts and into the wooded Presidio, before landing on a wide bike lane that cuts right into Golden Gate Park. Here, you can visit Stow Lake the Conservatory of Flowers, Arboretum/Botanical Gardens, the Shakespeare Garden and Japanese Tea Gardens. Stop to visit two world class museums, soak in the salty air of Ocean Beach or picnic in the park. What more could you ask of a bike ride? You’ll have the option to drop the bike off at our convenient Golden Gate Park location.

Urban Tourview-map-button

  3-5 hours |   15 miles |    Moderatechoose-bike-button

Sights You’ll See:
Although a little longer and a bit more challenging, this bike route showcases all the best that San Francisco has to offer. You’ll bike through heart of the city, exploring the city’s vibrant and unique collection of neighborhoods. Each different from the last, you’ll visit North Beach’s “Little Italy,” the bustling Financial District, historical supper clubs and AT&T Park, home of the Giants. Our easy-to-follow bike map will lead you to San Francisco’s culturally diverse Mission District, the energetic Castro and quirky Haight Ashbury neighborhoods. Stop for a photo in front of the Painted Ladies in Alamo Square and visit the city’s original gay neighborhood before looping back to the Aquatic Park and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Golden Gate Park Loopview-map-button

  2-3 hours |   8 miles |    Beginnerchoose-bike-button

Sights You’ll See:
With over 1000 acres of bike paths and gardens to explore, Golden Gate Park is best visited from the seat of one of our comfortable rental bikes. Loop through the park visiting one, two, three (!) museums and the Japanese Tea Garden. Follow the route past Stow Lake before stopping for a bite to eat, to hug a tree or feed one of the park’s bison in their enclosed, grassy meadow. Follow the bike path to coast, where you can watch the rolling surf from the Cliff House or visit the Sutro Baths before cruising back to the bike shop.

Golden Gate Park to GG Bridge and Backview-map-button

  2-3 hours |   10 miles |    Moderatechoose-bike-button

Sights You’ll See:
Why end the journey at the edge of Golden Gate Park? Get the most of your experience by continuing on our bike route to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge. Our bike maps take you on the safest route through the city, where you’ll follow designated bike lanes before winding through the Presidio, with its mammoth trees and priceless viewpoints. Cycle down the bridge before landing back on a wide, open bike path with the option to cycle back to the Park or to drop your bike off at our waterfront shop!

Golden Gate Park to SF Waterfrontview-map-button

  2 hours |   5 miles |    Beginnerchoose-bike-button

Sights You’ll See:
A bike route full of San Francisco history, this ride begins at our Haight location, the historical district where hippie counterculture came to life. Colorful Victorian homes still line the streets, alongside high-end vintage clothing shops, funky cafes and even the legendary Grateful Dead house. From here, follow our bike map to Alamo Square, where you can take a photo in front of the Painted Ladies before riding across town past City Hall, Polk Gulch. Rest your tired legs with a clam chowder bread bowl or crab sandwich at the city’s energetic waterfront, before dropping your bike off at the Fisherman Wharf location or following the bike path back the Haight.