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Address: , San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone Number: 415-561-4323
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Description: Mile-long Baker Beach lies at the foot of rugged serpentine cliffs west of...
Mile-long Baker Beach lies at the foot of rugged serpentine cliffs west of the Golden Gate. Large waves, undertow and rip currents make the beach unsafe for swimming, but it provides panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands and Lands End. You can fish or check out the shorelife along the beach and rocky shoreline. Restrooms and picnic tables are nearby.
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Amazing Beach with an Amazing view

Just amazing, the day we went the weather was perfect. It was a beautiful walk. We took the Bus from Union Square it took about 45 minutes and was well worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Just amazing, the day we went the weather was perfect. It was a beautiful walk. We took the Bus from Union Square it took about 45 minutes and was well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Beautiful view of the bridge and a fun time climbing around on the rocks, just keep in mind the stairway down is the way back up! The climb is worth it though. If you're easily offended keep in mind the north end of the beach is clothing optional.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This beach has one of the best views to the Golden Gate Bridge (the best is vista point at the beginning of SF golden gate bridge area on the other side)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Great location that is only a short drive from the Golden Gate Bridge that offers so great pictures.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This beach is seen in many photos, postcards and posters of San Francisco. We bought a poster of Baker Beach from a shop at Pier 39, which made us want to see it in person. We arrived there early evening so it was a bit windy and chilly, but what a great view!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We didn't swim but what an excellent place to get a photo of the Golden Gate Bridge. This is also where you pick up the trail leading to your bike ride over the bridge. The scenery is great!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If one were to drive down further after crossing the Golden Gate bridge, we would come across this rather laid back but very beautiful beach! Offers great views of the Pacific Ocean. If you are a shutter bug, then you will just click away to glory!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

What I like most other than the amazing view of The Golden Gate Bridge is that I could have my dog go off leash at this beach. Listening to the sounds of the waves are great and just sitting there is cool. It's free parking but it could be limited if there's a lot of people there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Loved it -- easy to get to via several bus routes. We took the #1 bus on California St. Get off around 24th/25th Ave then a short walk to transfer to a 29 bus riding for a couple of stops. More of a beach for photographers, sightseeing and gawking at the Pacific & Golden Gate Bridge, with some views of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We visited Baker Beach on an unseasonably hot day in August. We stumbled upon the beach while walking some nearby trails. Because of the weather it was very busy and had a really great summer feel. We walked the souther half of the beack and really enjoyed the views of the golden gate bridge. It wasn't until we got home... More 

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