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The Tourist Club is the San Francisco branch of the Friends of Nature organization based in Vienna, Austria. We are a community of over half a million hikers, mountaineers, skiers, snowboarders, cyclists, backpackers, and environmentalists in over 50 member organizations world-wide. For over 120 years we have shared the goals of promoting nature appreciation, outdoor activities, conservation, sustainability, and international friendship and understanding.

The Tourist Club is a private club, however we open our lodge for our Festivals, held annually in May, July, and September, occasional Guest Days, and other activities and events, which are posted on our calendar.

Lodge facade Lodge decorated for Sommerfest sunset lodge