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Golden Gate Promenade

Address: Marina Blvd. at Baker St., Marina District, San Francisco, CA 94129 (Marina District)
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Ranked #96 of 717 things to do in San Francisco
Type: Jogging paths & tracks, Historic walking areas, Traveler Resources, Sights & Landmarks, Spas & Wellness
Owner description: Walk, run or bike on this path with spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands...
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Type: Jogging paths & tracks, Historic walking areas, Traveler Resources, Sights & Landmarks, Spas & Wellness
Owner description: Walk, run or bike on this path with spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands and Alcatraz.

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Santa Monica, California
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167 reviews 167 reviews
54 attraction reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

On the Golden Gate Promenade! It's a great place to take a stroll in the city by the bay. You will get the best views of any walk in the country.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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189 attraction reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We walked the entire length of the promenade when we walked from Fisherman's Wharf right across the Golden Gate Bridge to Vista Point and then all the way back (well almost!). We really enjoyed the walk, apart from all the inconsiderate cyclists on the route, and felt like we had accomplished something when we completed it.

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Middleton, WI
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Promenade is a great place to walk around, stick your toes in the bay, and see the Golden Gate Bridge from below. (Marin Headlands is a great view from above.) From there, you are also right by Fort Point, Crissy Field, and you can see Alcatraz and the Palace of Fine Arts. It's just a really nice place to... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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108 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

The Golden Gate Promenade provides great views of the Famous Golden Gate Bridge ! This area will provide great photo shots of the bridge. Early or late in the day the views are grand !

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Dublin, Ireland
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235 reviews 235 reviews
228 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Nice place with perfect (but still not the best - for best ones go to the other side of the bay) views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
335 helpful votes 335 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

The views are stunning and it's a lovely leisurely walk shared with cyclists. Nice in the morning when there aren't too many people - sit, relax and watch the world go by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The exciting thing is when you see the bridge clearer and larger as you bike along the way closer and closer. The beach, the green spaces, the waves, the seagulls, people enjoying the area, all of these attractions are unforgettable. I think biking with walking is more fun as the distance is long for walking alone.

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Los Angeles, California
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

If you're one for long walks/cycling/running and scenic views, spending some time at the Golden Gate Promenade is definitely worth your while. If you're not too fond of long walks, but want a good photo of the bridge, this is a good place to take some. (Definitely bring your camera if you like photographing.) What's not to love about a... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

We walked along the part from from the Beach Hut cafè to Hyde Street peir on sunny but chilly afternoon. Plenty of benches to sit on along the way as my wife has difficultly walking but we made it to Fort Mason in the end & the local Safeway shop for some lunch. You get some lovely views of the... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

You will fine people running and biking in the promenade way to Golden Gate bridge... It is really worth doing so

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