Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks provides the iconic viewpoint of downtown San Francisco, this viewpoint is within a residential community located in the center of the city. Beneath the iconic Sutro Tower, an essential piece of the skyline, at Twin Peaks, you can view the extensive city view from alternate directions.

Often touted as the best views in San Francisco, Twin Peaks far exceeds the hype. With peaks almost 1,000 feet above San Francisco, Twin Peaks offers 360-degree views in all directions. On a clear day, you can see the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, all of San Francisco, and the Bay Bridge from one vantage point. Head up to Twin Peaks for sunset and witness the sun go down over the city and the ocean all at once. It can get pretty windy up there, so don’t forget a jacket and layers.  Twin Peaks is accessible by car, or you can earn your sunset by taking the public stairway up from the Castro (just bring water and be prepared to sweat–it is, after all, entirely uphill). 

Often touted as the best view of sunset in San Francisco, Twin Peaks far exceeds the hype. With peaks almost 1,000 feet above San Francisco, Twin Peaks offers 360-degree views in all directions. On a clear day, you can see the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, all of San Francisco, and the Bay Bridge from one vantage point. Head up to Twin Peaks for sunset and witness the sun go down over the city and the ocean all at once. It can get pretty windy up there, so don’t forget a jacket and layers.  Twin Peaks is accessible by car, or you can earn your sunset by taking the public stairway up from the Castro (just bring water and be prepared to sweat–it is, after all, entirely uphill). 

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