Celebrate San Francisco with the 2nd Annual Barbary Coast Trail Walk
On Sunday, Oct. 23, take part in the 2nd Annual Barbary Coast Trail Walk, presented by the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society to benefit its programs and publications for both their members and the community. San Francisco is a great walking city. This is a chance to walk through downtown San Francisco, Chinatown, North Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf while checking out incredible views and hearing fascinating stories about this city. You’ll follow the bronze medallions mark the course through San Francisco’s most illustrious, famous and sometimes infamous, neighborhoods.
Event: Starting at 9:00 a.m., you’ll take a flat 3.5 mile walk through San Francisco’s most historic and vibrant neighborhoods. Since its establishment in 1998, many visitors and residents have enjoyed segments of the walk but this is a rare opportunity to do the entire walk with hundreds of other fans of this historic trail.
Course: Participants meet at Mint Plaza, adjacent to the Old Mint. From the starting point, the course goes across Market Street, through Union Square and Chinatown, across Portsmouth Square, into North Beach, onto The Embarcadero, through Fisherman’s Wharf and ends at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, known to most San Franciscans as Aquatic Park.
Guides: Knowledgeable guides in historic costumes will lead groups of walkers to point out significant landmarks along the way.
Registration: If you haven’t registered already, late registration is still available at the Old Mint from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Here’s how much it costs to register:
- $45 per person 14 and older
- $40 SFMHS members
- $30 kids 6 to 13
- Kids under six free
For all the details, visit the Barbary Coast Trail Walk website and walk it out!