• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking across the bay back towards San Francisco, seen in the distance.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

Sutro Heights

Accessible Features

Accessible Parking

Accessible Restrooms (located at Lands End Lookout)

Generally Accessible Trails

Upon Arrival:

There is a parking lot located to the West of Sutro Heights. This parking lot contains designated accessible parking spaces. There are several accessible parking spaces located in the Merrie Way Parking lot North of Sutro Heights. This parking lot contains the Lands End Outlook Visitors Center. The parking spaces to the East along 48th Ave are owned by the City of San Francisco.

Inside the Park:

The trail leading from the West parking lot to Sutro Heights is extremely steep. Visitors may find parking at Merrie Way parking lot near the Lands End Lookout Visitors Center to be more convenient. This parking lot is located to the North of Sutro Heights. At the Lands End Lookout there are accessible restrooms and a small café. There is a usable entrance into Sutro Heights which is located along Point Lobos Ave. This paved pathway mirrors the running slope of Point Lobos Ave and therefore, is it rather steep. The trails within Sutro Heights are generally accessible. The surface materials are a mixture of decomposed granite and asphalt and may contain some loose material or cracking.

Departure:

For more information about Sutro Heights click here. The National Park Service is striving to make your experience as accessible as possible. Please feel free to submit comments and suggestions via email by clicking here or by calling the Pacific West Region Visitors Center at 415-561-4700. Individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf/blind or have speech disabilities may utilize the following Federal Relay Service numbers:

(800) 877-8339 Federal Relay Service

(877) 877-6280 VCO

(877) 877-8982 Speech to Speech

(800) 845-6136 Spanish

(866) 893-8340 TeleBraille

Did You Know?

Seafloor rocks exposed at the Marin Headlands

To take a hike on the seafloor, explore any of the trails around the Golden Gate headlands, where you are surrounded by slabs of ocean crust that have crept thousands of kilometers on a tectonic journey to end on dry land.