Buy individual URBIA Adventure booklets:

With each booklet-based self-guided adventure your family (and invited friends) will experience a two-hour rewarding, team-building adventure in a special part of San Francisco. Booklet/s will be mailed to your child with a special stamped envelope and URBIA Adventure mini-pencil. $7.50 for each adventure booklet (includes postage). Click here for a taste of an URBIA Adventure.

[TEACHERS: Bulk discounts and teacher guides are available. Please contact us! [email protected]]

San Francisco Adventure No. 1: Islands in the Sky

Explore a string of hills rising above the Inner Sunset with lots of colorful stairways along the way. Spectacular views and peeks at rare Green Hairstreak butterfly habitat (and possibly butterflies depending on the season!) Frog Mom Parenting Blog review

San Francisco Adventure No. 2: Wayfinding on Rocky Mountain

Explore the natural environs surrounding the Randall Museum, a free children’s museum that has a local nature focus. Look for slickensides and add a piece of chert to the URBIA chert cairn: spectacular views from atop the chert outcrop at the top of the hill!  Bay Nature magazine review 

San Francisco Adventure No. 3: Seeking California in a World of Plants

Explore the San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park. Lush earthen paths, stepping stones and small bridges! San Francisco Examiner Green Parenting review

San Francisco Adventure No. 4: A Hidden Creek Makes a Lake

Explore the valley where Stern Grove and Pine Lake are nestled. Tall trees, an open plain and one of San Francisco’s last lakes! Red Tricycle review

Cover 5San Francisco Adventure No. 5: Journeys to San Francisco

Explore the urban environs of the newly renovated Richmond District Library. Public art, architectural details, and a special URBIA record of “How did your family get here?” in the reference section of the Children’s Library!


mailchimpSan Francisco Adventure No. 6: The Bay that Went Away

Explore the unique urban nature of Mission Creek, just a few blocks west of the ballpark. See roosting night herons, cross the city’s oldest drawbridge, and walk down a small dock to spy for a school of silvery anchovies!


City-Wide Explorers Special: Four adventures of your choosing for $20! Get four URBIA Adventures of your choice at once and be ready for a two hour family team adventure whenever you like!

Adventure booklets are also sold at Green Apple Bookstore (506 Clement Street)