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Lyon Street Steps

Lyon St. at Green St., Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA
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Give yourself a cardiovascular workout on these steps, after which you'll be rewarded with a panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay.
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Lyon St. at Green St., Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

So glad we added this impromptu stop to our tour around the city. The views from the top are amazing and the homes and architecture you encounter on the walk down (or up) are amazing. Our trip down the steps turned into a walk to...More

Thank ttmt2
Reviewed 26 October 2017

What a great view you can find here if you are willing to go out of your way to get to it with your family or by yourself.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

At the end of Broadway is Lyon the views are great, there's about a few hundred steps to go, there's 2 huge trees( think redwoods) past these is a bus stop if you want to go to downtown, also entrance to the Presido.

Thank Clivey57
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I always like to get in my workouts while on vacation and the SF was filled with opportunities to get outside and sweat. The Steps are good for a workout (and busy with people from the neighborhood running/walking in the AM), but also a good...More

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed 7 July 2017

These steps are in a beautiful area of the city with lovely landscaping and amazing views. There were people using the stairs for a workout, but they were friendly and patient with the slower paced tourist climbers. This is a serious climb and not for...More

Thank AR H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Why workout at the gym when you can see how the 1% does it? The views from these steps are incredible. You get amazing bay views from the top, and while you are trekking the steps, you walk right by Dianne Feinstein's house. How do...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Seemingly one of the lesser known areas in the city, it is a very pretty area. We chose to catch a bus (#3) to the top (nearest stop is about 2-3 blocks away), then head down. We particularly enjoyed the amazing homes lining the steps....More

Thank MrNjorl
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a favorite of natives and locals for the view. Many use the steps to work out plunging down in a hurry and coming up in a sweaty fury. Its impressive to see them, let alone catch the view and the great homes that...More

Thank IrishGermanSwedish
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We took an uber to the top of the steps, slowly made our way down, taking pictures and enjoying the view along the way. Saw only one other small group of tourists the whole time. Take time to check out the beautiful homes and gardens...More

Thank Emily_in_Kaimuki
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were lucky enough to stop at the top of the Lyon Street Steps as part of our Dylan's Famous Tour. It is a beautiful area with some impressive houses and the view of the Palace of Fine Arts and surrounding area is magnificent. It...More

1  Thank Allan S
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