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Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the nation's largest national park in an urban area, encompasses nearly 81,000 acres. Spanning Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties, Golden Gate National Recreation Area also includes areas such as Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site, Presidio of San Francisco, and the Marin Headlands.
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a real gem in the heart of San Francisco. Don't overlook the Japanese Tea Garden, which is worth the visit all by itself!!

Thank Jeffcornwall
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park with fantastic views of the city, Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. Can be busy at peak times.

Thank WIBadger10
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Facebook, Snapchat and others are ruining bay area gems. People used to have to research, use trial and error to find great places to go. Now they get a photo from a "Friend" (who has hundreds of friends) and they know where to go and...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Expect incredible views. I was in awe with the scenery. Wonderful day exploring. Except to walk a lot! They need more bathrooms!!

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

This park has a little bit of everything, it you want to make a great day go to the park and visit the different options it has inside the Park, we really love it. En este parque encontraras un poco de todo, museos, jardines, areas...More

Thank Francisco R
Reviewed January 5, 2017

The area includes the bridge and the land on both ends. The visitor center/gift shop is fun to visit. My favorite place, besides walking the bridge, is the overlook on the Sausalito side. It is great place for seeing the entire area and taking photos....More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

The views here are amazing, and the only place you can see the entire Golden Gate Bridge with the city as a backdrop. It's also free. It can get completely fogged in but peeks through the fog are also great!

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed October 10, 2016

The GGNRA encompasses so much that it cannot be seen in one day. Some of the things to do are Muir Woods/Beach, Nike Missile sites, The Cliff House/Sutro Baths, Crissy Field, Fort Point, Point Bonita, Fort Mason, Stinson Beach, Point Bonita Lighthouse and Presidio. It...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed September 17, 2016

In the end this was the highlight of our trip. We took the scenic, one-way route on the coast all the way to the end. Took long walks at the edge of the cliffs, we even saw a herd of deers! The landscape is beautiful,...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed September 9, 2016

once upon a time the people of San Francisco had little knowledge of what was the seaward of Highway 101 on the Marin Headlands. From the 1800’s it was a military reservation, it has now been turned into a recreational area. Entry into the area...More

Thank Ray F
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