Pacific Heights-Lovers' Lane-Marina
Magnificent houses, a plaster palace, a restored lagoon
Miles:     5
Hilliness, scale of 1-5:     4
Terrain:     City streets and paved park paths
 
Starting at the Palace of Fine Arts, this hike climbs up through Cow Hollow to Pacific Heights, where we admire the architecture of the great old houses. Then we stroll down Lovers' Lane in the Presidio to Crissy Field. Palace of Fine Arts detail / photo: Paula Barish
A street in Pacific Heights / photo: Paula Barish A pier on Crissy Field / photo: Paula Barish Stained glass window, Calvary Presbyterian Church / photo: Paula Barish
Palace of Fine Arts / photo: Paula Barish   Apartment building on Webster Street / photo: Paula Barish   A house on Fulton Street / photo: Paula Barish