Philosopher's Way is a hiking and biking trail in San Francisco, California. It is within John McLaren Park. It is 2.5 miles long and begins at 470 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,221 feet. The Watertower View viewpoint, About Philospher's Way and other informations, and the Animal Mural artwork are near the trailhead. There are also woods, restrooms, and bbqs. Redwood Grove and other woods, the Hidden Bridge, Hidden Bridge, and Hidden Bridge attractions, Wilde Overlook Tower and other viewpoints, the Peter Richards Rock Art and Porpoise, Turtle, and Abstract artworks, Visitacion Knob (elevation 518 feet), Men, Women, and other restroom, and the Grey Fox Creek Fountain can be seen along the trail. There are also an information board, an information, grass, and sands along the trail.