Old Mori Trail

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Two visitors along the boardwalk at Mori Point
This boardwalk serves to protect the fragile ecosystem at Mori Point.

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Trail Overview

Distance: 1.0 mi (1.6 km)
Elevation Gain: 30 ft
Time: 1 hour
Trailhead: Mori Point
Slope: Avg -1% Max 5%
Side Slope: Avg 3% Max 9%
Width: Avg 125" Min 86"
Trail Surface: Firm
 

Old Mori Trail is a 1 mile round-trip out and back hike to the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. As you make your way out to the ocean, keep an eye out for a Chestnut-backed Chickadee, listen for the mating call of a Pacific tree frog, and scan the horizon for migrating whales.

Trail Profile

 
Graphic depiction of the elevation change and trail characteristics of the Old Mori Trail
Graphic depiction of the elevation change and trail characteristics of the Old Mori Trail.
 

Trail Map

 
Map of Old Mori Trail
 

Safety

  • Stay on the established trail. Keep an eye out for poison oak.
  • Observe warning signs and railings—these exist for your safety. Cliffs along the bluffs can be unstable and hazardous.
  • Dress in layers and be prepared for varying weather conditions. Sunny days along the coast can turn windy, foggy, and cold very fast.

Parking

There is trailhead parking at Mori Point including two ADA accessible spots.

Bathrooms

An accessible restroom can be found at the Mori Point parking area.

Trail Etiquette

Leashed dogs are permitted on the Old Mori Point Trail. Please remain on the established trail. Off-trail travel harms plants and causes erosion. Keep your food within arm's reach at all timesand do not feed the wildlife. Carry out all trash and food waste (fruit peels, shells, etc.).

Last updated: August 13, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Building 201, Fort Mason

San Francisco, CA 94123-0022

Phone:

(415) 561-4700

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