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Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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Address: CA
Phone Number: 415-561-4700
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Activities: Walking, Inline skating, Hiking
Description: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the nation's largest national park...
Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the nation's largest national park in an urban area, encompasses nearly 81,000 acres. Spanning Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties, Golden Gate National Recreation Area also includes areas such as Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, Presidio of San Francisco, and the Marin Headlands.
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Great Place to Park and Explore

If you are driving a large RV or trailer, avoiding the city of San Francisco is very important. If you need somewhere to park while you explore the beautiful Golden Gate area, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you are driving a large RV or trailer, avoiding the city of San Francisco is very important. If you need somewhere to park while you explore the beautiful Golden Gate area, the Marine Mammal Center at the very end of the road has several large RV parking spots along with ample other parking options for large vehicles along the... More 

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Southwest Oklahoma
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There are several lookout points with different views of the Golden Gate, San Fran, Alcatraz, and the bay. The scenery as seen from a convertible in itself is worth driving up that hill.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Amazing views of the cliffs and bridge! I thought the Battery had some amazing history and the bridge looms over it! Was definitely worth a stop.

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San Francisco, California
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Stunning park with many activities for all levels of visitors. Museums, beaches, hiking trails, soccer fields and a Tea Garden to name just a few. An oasis in the city for clean, beautiful surroundings.

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Moab, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This park is massive. I've cycled around the park's interior, ran the trail and strolled along the sidewalks. It's also home to many area attractions.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

if you want a nice place to have a picnic or a nice place to just relax, this is it. Very beautiful.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

grab your camera and walk,take in the great scenery,and beaches even go biking ,visit sultro hieghts,and visit the old hotel and spa...had a fantastic walk loads of great pics too,met some nice people whilst walking

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

So many beaches in California. The best thing is to see them all. Good hiking here, wear comfortable shoes. Don't forget your camera!

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Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Wow what a great place to see San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Beautiful scenery and great hiking/biking opportunities. There are so many things to do and the park is massive.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is the area for great afternoon and sunset photos! There are really fun compositions if you are willing to hike and explore. It's well worth the effort. You can create so many great bridge photos from these Obs points! Take your time and bring some water and a headlamp in case your out a bit late!

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Address: CA
Phone Number: 415-561-4700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County

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