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Sweeney Ridge (GGNRA)

Park managed by: National Park Service

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1158 acre Park managed by: National Park Service

Home to endangered species, wildflowers, and historical monuments, Sweeney ridge offers panoramic views of the coast, Bay, and Marin headlands.

Hike up this short but steep incline to experience the view seen by the first Spaniards who found San Francisco Bay in 1769.

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Sweeney Ridge, Nike Missile Hike

by Laure Latham

Talk about an adventure. With a mom friend, her two kids and my girls, we set out to find a historical marker on Sweeney Ridge in Pacifica, which I thought was pretty cool. In my mind, historical marker + Spanish expedition, armed soldiers and missionaries with horses and mules + year 1769 set the stage […]

Sweeney Ridge Skyline

by Ryan Branciforte

One word: F-O-G-G-Y! We left San Francisco on a glorious sunny day feeling excited to take in the sweeping bay and ocean views on the Sweeny Ridge trail.   The BART trip was easy, and there is a bus pick-up station right there.  Be warned busses only come every 45 minutes so it is crucial […]

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