Sweeney Ridge Trail - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Sweeney Ridge Trail
Sweeney Ridge is a hilly hiking area of ridges and ravines between San Bruno and Pacifica, about a 25-minute drive south from San Francisco.. The sandy coastline and adjacent wind-protected valley of Thornton State Beach are good venues for picnicking, beach walking, surf fishing, and flying remote-control gliders.
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2.38km from Sweeney Ridge Trail
Frontierland Park is a Park that offers outdoor recreation and nature preservation. A public space open to the general public.
2.63km from Sweeney Ridge Trail
Rockaway Beach is a popular brown colored sandy beach in Pacifica. Its narrow strand, crashing surf and dramatic headlands makes it a popular walking, dining, shopping and hotel destination.It is noted for its scenic overlook, and is one of the cleanest in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Junipero Serra Park
3.14km from Sweeney Ridge Trail
This foothill park, open all year round, provides family and group picnic areas, hiking and nature trails and shelter buildings. Visitors are drawn to the Oak Foothill plant community, spring wildflowers, El Zanjon Creek, and the peaceful retreat the area affords from surrounding urban development.
3.28km from Sweeney Ridge Trail
A majestic 110 acre park located in Pacifica, California, that is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The ponds and wetlands of Mori Point serve as habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog and the endangered San Francisco garter snake. Mori Point also has northern coastal scrub and California coastal prairie habitat in upland areas, and is well known for its spring wildflower displays. Trails, many newly built, connect the ridgeline to the entrances to the park.
San Pedro Valley Park
3.6km from Sweeney Ridge Trail
A 1,052-acre area embracing the middle and south forks of San Pedro Creek, which are Steelhead spawning grounds, this park is nestled amongst the Santa Cruz Mountain range and the foothills of Pacifica. The park offers group picnic areas, family picnic sites with barbecue pits, a self-guiding nature trail, hiking trails, a visitor center, and views of a seasonal water fall.
Sanchez Art Center
3.66km from Sweeney Ridge Trail
The Sanchez Art Center is a nonprofit arts organization located in Pacifica, California. It was formed in 1996 by local artists and community members.The Center also hosts exhibitions for the Arts Guild of Pacifica as well as other Bay Area arts organizations. Solo exhibitions are produced by guest curators.
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San Mateo County
just south of San Francisco and home to the world-renowned Mavericks surfing competition. The county seat is Redwood City. he county's built-up areas are mostly suburban with some areas being very urban, and are home to several corporate campuses.