Hidden Stairways of SF: Urban Hike

San Francisco Hidden Stairways Guided Walk

Hidden Stairways of SF Guided Walk

This fabulous guided hike sold out fast, but new dates have been added! Get outdoors and explore the hidden stairways of San Francisco with Greg McQuaid (aka Irish Greg from KFOG). Small and socially distanced, this two-hour urban hike takes you to some of SF’s classic, hidden, and newly mosaicked stairways, up to a historic park with classic views of the Golden Gate, and through storybook neighborhoods with beautiful succulent gardens. This walk is done at a leisurely pace and is suitable for most people.

Hidden Stairways of San Francisco Guided Walk

You’ll get some good trivia about tiled art and SF architecture. Explore the city anew with your quaranteam or make it a family field-trip. Up to 6 people per tour.

Hidden Stairways of SF Guided Walk

$25 per person. To book your adventure email hiddenstairsSF@gmail.com (private tours available upon request).

Due to this hike’s popularity, new dates are being offered through autumn on the following schedule.

Monday - Friday 10:30am

Saturdays & Sundays - 2pm

Book soon as the limited capacity of each hike (6 max) means dates sell out fast.

Hidden Stairways of SF Guided Walk

Greg McQuaid is a native Irishman and a 25-year resident of San Francisco who adores his adopted city and loves showing it off to locals and tourists alike. A former radio host and obsessive marathon runner, Greg knows the city’s history along with its best views. No longer running, he now prefers more moderate hikes on the city’s many gorgeous stairs!

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