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Address: San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone Number: +1 415-561-5300
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Activities: Hiking, Walking, Biking
Description: A military installation from 1776 until 1994, the Presidio saw duty for...
A military installation from 1776 until 1994, the Presidio saw duty for Spain, Mexico and the U.S.; it is now a national park with almost 1,500 acres of hiking and biking trails, beautiful beaches and stunning views.
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Best viewed by bike.

I came up here by accident whilst looking for a short route between the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park whilst on bike. If I knew how much of a hill climb there was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I came up here by accident whilst looking for a short route between the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park whilst on bike. If I knew how much of a hill climb there was beforehand I probably would have avoided it, but I glad that I rushed straight in. From the north side you make your way up through... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

in the beginning I didn't want to go, but I accepted at the end of the day and I do not regret, it was very special to travel in the boat to Alcatraz, and take a walk trough the whole presidio.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

So green, like a forest. So much history, as well as activities. We really enjoyed the "Off the Grid" food truck festival, which is at this location every Thursday night, with campfires and cabanas to sit in and around. Lots of fun! And it is right next to the beach.

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Langley, BC
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109 reviews 109 reviews
55 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We drove through on the Big Bus night tour and were able to hear all about the Presidio. Definitely worth visiting this way. I wouldn't say it's a 'must see', but it is definitely interesting.

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Geyserville, California
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212 reviews 212 reviews
64 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Heading into the city just past the Golden Gate - take an immediate right into the park. You'll see lots of beautiful white buildings with a red roof. Take a walk, go to lunch or dinner, go to the Disney Museum, if nothing else just drive through it. Its beautiful. This is what Wikipedia says "is a park and former... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Wonderful view of the Golden Gate Bridge. This is a very modest but stately place. Love the food at our catered reception.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We attended a wedding and reception there, and drove around many of the interior roadways (Because of poor signage, we could not find our way out.) The wedding was held at the inter-denominational chapel and the reception was held at the Log Cabin. Neither were very impressive, but of course rich in tradition and history. Wish we had more time... More 

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Sacramento, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I grow up going to this place and now it is a national park. San Francisco is lucky to have this open space for all to enjoy.

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Columbus, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Want to get away from the crowds of the Warf and smell of Downtown? Rent a bike and explore the many miles of bike and walking paths in the Presidio. I suggest combining it with a trip to the end of the Golden Gate Bridge, a ride through Seaside Heights, and a trip back through Golden Gate S.P.

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Southern California
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57 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We happened to be in San Francisco on the first Wednesday of the month and reserved our seats maybe six or seven weeks ahead (?) for the Presidio Guided Shuttle Tour given by an employee of the Presidio Trust. Space is limited; so if you are interested, you should sign up early. I tried a couple of times, but it... More 

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