Ecology Trail is only one of the trails in the San Francisco, California region for visitors and residents to enjoy. There are dozens of trails and scenic areas to enjoy in the Presidio. Ecology Trail is meant to be a contemplative trail in which visitors can reflect on the scenery and preservation of nature. This area is in the upland region of the Presidio's largest watershed. This watershed is named Tennessee Hollow. It connects spur trail to a picnic area at El Polin Springs.
There is a kids activity guide for Ecology Trail to help keep children interested on the walk, as well as to provide them with education. The highlights of Ecology Trail include a redwood grove, which is the Presidio's largest. There are also the serpentine grasslands that are often filled with wildflowers. Inspiration Point can be reached from Ecology Trail to overlook the amazing San Francisco area. To gain access to the trail visitors can go to building 42 at the southern end of Funston. This is Presidio Stop #35. Inspiration Point is Presidio Stop #33, and is 1.4 miles along Ecology Trail. Other trails include Golden Gate Promenade, Bay Area Ridge, and California Coastal.