Hike in Glen Canyon Park

Neighborhood: Diamond Heights

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.


A hidden gem in plain site. Uncovering what happened and didn't happen in the colorful history of Glen Canyon Park. The opening of the Mission Zoo in the 1800's was labeled "The sensation of the century". Designated a significant natural area. The last above ground creek open to the public.Limit 15 hikers, rain cancels. Transportation BART OR BUS #44,52,23,36

Next Tour:

Schedule to be announced


Wear STURDY SHOES and be able to crouch down to go under the willow branches. Terrain is uneven and can be slippery when wet. There is POISON OAK in the canyon. Considered a VIGOROUS HIKE

Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.


Meet at the park entrance on Elk Street near the end of Chenery Street.

If the above map does not appear correctly, click here for alternate map.

Click here for public transit or driving directions to the starting point


This tour is offered all year

Schedule to be announced


Coordinator(s): Dawn Murayama


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