Address:37.741154, -122.433871 Parking: Free parking in the neighborhood near the address above (on Beacon St.), or you can enter the park at the lower entrance on 30th St. Hours: 5 A.M. to 10 P.M. (parking lot gate hours are only 6 A.M. to 10 P.M.) Type: Easy hike, 0.2 miles of trails stretching from Laidley St. to Beacon St. Regulations: Dogs allowed on-leash Best time to visit: Anytime on a clear day
Description: This is a very short hike with panoramic views of the city. If you start on Beacon St., you walk along a flat trail and then down a set of stairs to the lookout, where you can see all the way to the Bay Bridge. If you start down below on 30th St., it's a short hike up a couple sets of stairs to the lookout. There are no garbage cans, restrooms, or running water in this park. This is a great stop to end a day after hiking the nearby Glen Canyon Park.