Stanford Dish Hike

Junipero Serra Blvd and Stanford Ave in Palo Alto, California


Travel Tips:

What is the approximate cost per person (with examples)?
  • Free hike and free parking (street parking only).
Is it infant friendly?
  • Perfect for strollers because the path is entirely paved!
How many times have you visited?
  • This is my first time, but would happily return with other first time hikers.
How long did you spend (in hours)?
  • Took about 5 minutes to find parking, and one full hour to walk the hike.
What is the dress code?
  • Shorts and a t-shirt on a warm day. If it's early and cold, bring a light jacket.
What form of transportation did you take?
  • Drive there and park on the street of Stanford Ave. If you want, you can cycle there park it at the intersection of Junipero Serra Blvd and Stanford Ave.
Is there a minimum fitness requirement (i.e. Lots of stairs to climb)?
  • A very easy hike perfect for beginners. For runners, it is a nice challenging path. There is still some dirt next to the paved path. There are a few small hills for a challenge.