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Address: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
Phone Number: 415-331-1540
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Activities: Hiking, Walking, Running
Description: Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension...
Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.
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Beautiful Simple Drive

Loved this location. Go early in the morning to look out on some beautiful scenes. It will probably be foggy over the bay and the bridge, but it actually lends itself to a new... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Loved this location. Go early in the morning to look out on some beautiful scenes. It will probably be foggy over the bay and the bridge, but it actually lends itself to a new feeling. Also, there are very few people up at that time-only some hard core bicycle riders! Seriously-they bike up what you are driving up...appreciate! Beautiful way... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Hy husband and I are in our late 50's and in reasonable good shape as in we work out at least three times a week. This hike was 3.4 miles and beautiful!! The last bit down to Pirate's Cove was a little rough as it was a few hundred yards of straight down rocks. The return trip was much easier.... More 

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Stopped by on a Friday morning. I just set the GPS to the Marin Headlands Visitor Center and from there I drive around. There was plenty of free parking everywhere. If you like to bike and hike this is a great place. The views are amazing!! There is a lighthouse in the area but it is only open sat-mon. Before... More 

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santa rosa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

on a clear day, especially on a week day. The views are "to die for". The views of the GG Bridge will never be forgotten. Drive all the way in to the visitors center. It can get busy with traffic but as much as I hate traffic this road of outstanding views is worth the hassle of traffic.

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Menifee, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We enjoyed the short hike to enjoy the view of San Francisco. We collect lighthouses, and were a little disappointed that we couldn't go to visit the lighthouse since it has limited hours of operation. However, it is worth the hike.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Drive or walk over the Golden Gate Bridge for a fabulous view of San Francisco from the other side of the Bay. The day we were there one of their famous fogs rolled in. It was magical. Like a huge tsunami of fog rolling over the hills.

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Cross the Golden Gate bridge and take a left on Bunker Rd. This is an old Army base that pro bono lawyers saved from developers in 1972 - I am glad they did! Great hiking trails - visit Rodeo beach and brave the suspension bridge to the lighthouse. The views of the city of San Francisco and the bridge are... More 

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MUMBAI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Wow... What views... loved it... Found it even better then hawk hill may be coz it's different days different weather hence different views... Do this & then go higher to hawk hill enjoy great SF views...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My favorite part about going up to the Marin Headlands is the variety of views that you get. I prefer to go up there in the morning at dawn...sometimes as the sun rises you can't even see the Golden Gate Bridge, some days you can see all the way to Oakland. Regardless, it is 100% worth the short trip across... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I don't think I have enough words to describe the beauty of this place . The views , the vistas , the terrain .. Awesome . We visited this place on July 4th , expecting lot of crowds but there aren't many . The weather was supposed to be clear but it turned very foggy. We visited the rodeo beach... More 

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Address: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
Phone Number: 415-331-1540
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County

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