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Golden Gate Promenade

Marina Blvd. at Baker St., Marina District, San Francisco, CA 94129 (Marina)
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Ranked #39 of 317 Attractions in San Francisco
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
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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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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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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15 helpful votes 15 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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