With a mild climate, acres of national parks, and boundless activities – it is no wonder that active travelers from across the world love exploring the great, wide outdoors of San Francisco. For the competitive athletes we’ve got shark dodging triathlons, and world-class golf courses. For the hikers we have over 3,000 acres of state parks with mind-blowing views. For everyone in-between we have boundless, sometimes unconquerable, hills dotted with historic landmarks. Some of the most amazing views, and adventures, are right within the city limits, so you don't even have to travel far if you are looking for fun and exciting outdoor activities San Francisco. As a local San Franciscan, there are a couple of places to go and things to do in the wide open spaces of my city that are definitely worth checking out. Here are some of my personal favourites to kickstart your fun.