Russian Hill Walking Tour

Event has passed (Thu Mar 9, 2017 - Thu Mar 8, 2018)
Swensen's Ice Cream
02:00 PM


Join a more active Commonwealth Club neighborhood adventure! Russian Hill is a magical area with secret gardens and amazing views. Join Rick Evans for a "cardio hike" up hills and staircases and learn about the history of this neighborhood. See where great artists and architects lived and worked, and walk down residential streets where some of the most historically significant houses in the Bay Area are located.
Location: Meet in front of Swensen’s Ice Cream, 1999 Hyde Street (corner of Hyde & Union), San FranciscoTime: 1:45 p.m. check-in, 2–4:30 p.m. walkGetting there: Take Muni (Bus 45) or a taxi; there is absolutely no parking on Russian Hill—no parking lots or street parking; please take a taxi or public transport; the tour ends about six blocks from Swensen's Ice Cream, at the corner of Vallejo and Jones; It is an easy walk down to North Beach from thereNotes: Steep hills and staircases, recommended for good walkers only; tour operates rain or shine; limited to 20 participants; tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be sold at check-in; photo by Bernard Gagnon
All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable.


  1. Swensen's Ice Cream 1999 Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA