Mount Davidson

San Francisco, California 94127

Mount Davidson

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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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60 Hikes within 60 Miles: San Francisco (Menasha Ridge Press)
Jane Huber
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"This easy hike winds through woods and grassland on San Francisco’s highest hill." Read more

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San Francisco
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Mt. Davidson Park
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Dec 2018