Mount Davidson

San Francisco, California

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At 938 feet, Mt. Davidson is the highest hill in San Francisco. Known in the 1850s as Blue Mountain, it was renamed Mt. Davidson in 1911 to honor George Davidson (1825–1911), first surveyor of the mountain, internationally renowned scientist, and president of the California Academy of Sciences. Mt. Davidson became a city park in December 1929.

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"At 938 feet, Mt. Davidson is the highest hill in San Francisco. Known in the 1850s as Blue Mountain, it was renamed Mt. Davidson in 1911 to honor George Davidson (1825–1911), first surveyor of the mountain, internationally renowned scientist, and president of the California Academy of Sciences. Mt. Davidson became a city park in December 1929."

Activity Type: Walking
Nearby City: San Francisco
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Mt. Davidson Park

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Jun 2018