REI Co-op Adventure Center San Francisco

Safety updates in response to COVID-19: We’ve implemented new health & safety protocols for all our experiences, so our time outside together is as safe and stress-free as possible. Find out more.

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Guided Tours

The San Francisco Bay Area is a hotspot for outdoor adventure all year long. Enjoy the mild climate on a guided hike or kayak tour with REI’s expert local guides.

A kayaker on the waters at a hazy sunrise.

Outdoor Classes & Events

Connect with nature with an outdoor class in the San Francisco Bay Area, find an activity near you or join a local event with one of our partners.

All Options to Explore Near San Francisco

Join an Outdoor Class

Learn and explore with REI’s outdoor instructors. Try something new, level up an existing skill, or discover hidden gems in your own backyard. With options like intro to mountain biking or kayaking, map & compass navigation, or how to ride a bike for kids, REI’s outdoor classes help people of all ages and skill levels get the support they need to adventure deeper.

Rentals at REI Stores

Many REI stores offer gear rentals to customers, including most of the REI stores in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. Gear types and availability vary by store, and may include camping and hiking gear, snow gear, bear canisters, and more. Call the store before you arrive to ask about gear rental options at your local REI.

Travel with REI

Wherever you want to go, whatever you want to get into, we’ve got a trip that’ll make your dream vacation come true. Visit like a local, explore at your own pace, and eat like a king. Our expert guides don’t just know these places—they call them home. Their local knowledge unveils worlds few get to see. For 30+ years, REI has wowed travelers with exceptional service, flexible booking policies, and dedication to travelers’ health & safety.

Adventure Center Tours

Tours meet at the start location. 

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Questions about guided tours or a private experience?

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