Writer, author, trailblazer

I had an amazing day touring the Barbary Coast Trail. I’m sitting here with a huge smile just thinking about it.
Merel Dalebout Auckland, New Zealand
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Walking San Francisco on the Barbary Coast Trail

274-pages, includes maps, trail guide, history of early San Francisco, and tips on restaurants and fun things to do along the trail.
ISBN #0964680416

Walking SF on the BCT is more than just a guide to the Barbary Coast Trail. Whether you’re out on the trail or in the comfort of your home, you’ll relive San Francisco’s most dramatic moments.

Along the way you’ll visit the city’s most important historic sites and many of its little known backstreets and mini-parks. Focusing mainly, although not exclusively, on the period between the Gold Rush and the 1906 earthquake and fire, Walking SF on the BCT details the events and forces that made San Francisco the fascinating and diverse city it is today.

Sites include:

  • National historic landmarks
  • Plaza where Sam Brannan kicked off the Gold Rush
  • Graveyard of Gold Rush ships
  • Shanghaiing den
  • Barbary Coast saloon
  • First Asian temple in North America
  • Site of Pony Express headquarters
  • Italianate Victorian buildings
  • Historic ships
  • Beautiful views and much more . . .