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Sutro Baths

Point Lobos, San Francisco, CA (The Richmond)
+1 415-561-4323
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Ranked #62 of 373 attractions in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites
Owner description: Located at the westernmost point of Lands End, the Sutro Historic District encompasses Sutro Heights, the Sutro Bath ruins and the historic Cliff... more » Owner description: Located at the westernmost point of Lands End, the Sutro Historic District encompasses Sutro Heights, the Sutro Bath ruins and the historic Cliff House. « less
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Walnut Creek, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

We've lived in the Bay Area for over forty years and have never visited the Baths, so we made a special effort to do so. We looked a bit online before going and if you don't do that, then browse through one of the books in the interpretive center above the baths. While there's little left to reflect the one... More

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Understand that there is nothing here save for concrete ruins But if you've known of the baths and seen photos of them, you will be impressed by the magnitude of what once occupied this space. If you have no knowledge of the place, go into the gift shop at Cliff House and at least look at a book on the... More

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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101 attraction reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I finally hiked down to Sutro Baths after hiking the Land’s End trail. I’d been near here so many times in the past and never bothered. I now know why my inner intuition never told me to explore earlier. There’s really not a whole lot to see/explore. Sure, you can imagine what was there 100 years ago. I’m glad I... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had a lovely clear, but coolish day to hike from Sutro Bath remains to Golden Gate Bridge. We took the Geary bus out to the end of the route, went to the visitors center, got maps and good advice from the friendly park service staff nod off we went. A couple of hours with lovely views, some time in... More

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The kids enjoyed exploring the grounds just as much as I did. Great family adventure. Bonus? Free parking and no fees of any kind.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Interesting stop and the views of the surrounding areas are beautiful. Very peaceful. We walked up from below and it is quiet a hike.

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's an interesting stop if you're already in the area at the USS San Francisco Memorial or Land's End, but I wouldn't make an extra trip here just for the baths.

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Vineland, New Jersey
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Read the history behind the baths before you see it. It doesn't look like much, since it is ruins, but the story is so cool. I loved it. Plus, there is a great view of the ocean. There are a lot of paths and nature to explore as well. I did not eat in the Cliff House restaurant.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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101 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

for a disaster film or something you might see in Planet of the Apes. Hard to imagine the massive size and scope of these baths and how they so quickly turned to ruins after the fire in 1966. It's neat to walk around and imagine the thousands of people who had swam and partied here for almost 100 yrs.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We stopped here on a trip and most on our coach went into the cafe to eat and drink. We went for a walk around and to a cliff overlooking the sea and the baths and also up into the woods.It was pleasant enough but nothing out of the ordinary. If anyone has been to Guernsey in the Channel Islands... More

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