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Address: 1504 Pershing Dr, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone Number: 415-561-4323
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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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Quintessential San Fran Beach

Great break from the city but couldn't be more San Fran with Golden Gate in the background. $10 uber from the Marina. Don't go to far down towards bridge unless you want to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great break from the city but couldn't be more San Fran with Golden Gate in the background. $10 uber from the Marina. Don't go to far down towards bridge unless you want to see saggy ole balls and teets. Clothing optional and the old haggard hippies seem to be the only takers.

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Midvale, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by this beach after visiting the Golden Gate Bridge and Muir Woods to have a bite to eat that we had packed. Not a place you would want to venture into the water (to cold anyway for me) as the wave pattern seemed a bit treacherous. But the waves were beautiful to watch. You can see the Golden... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a view !!! Beach with golden gate view. Loved it... I would completely revisit this place if ever i would go to Sfo.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for a view of the Golden Gate Bridge, however we didn't realise it was a nudist beach before going...and we quickly realised it was when we saw a few people having a stroll in their birthday suit! So if you plan on taking your kids, or just don't want naked people in your photos, its something you should... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Want to relax looking at a gorgeous sunset with the magnificent view of the Golden Gate ? this is the place... just seat in the sand and enjoy...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All I knew about this beach was that I'd heard it was a nude beach. We did not encounter any nudists though, as you have to walk all the way to the far northern end of the beach for that, away from the main entrance and out of sight from most of the beach. So if that's something you want... More 

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Ukiah, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to enjoy a view with no city skyline, this is the perfect beach. You have the Golden Gate Bridge on the right side and the vast Pacific Ocean in front of you. Parking is not a problem as there are many spots available. Sunset views are perfect here.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After going to SF for decades, it was great visiting a "hidden beach" with a totally different view of the GG bridge. We had heard of it and have a large picture of it so it was exciting to finally go there.

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Thank Happy California Traveller
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a GREAT spot to see the bridge from the west looking east, and there's free parking, porta potties, and it seems dogs are allowed. A nice big beach, and a long walk is nice. But dress warmly - the wind can get intense and it's chilly!

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small beach in the Northwest of San Francisco. From here, you can enjoy an awesome view of the Golden Gate Bridge, and it is usually not as crowded as some other vista points. There is an accessible and free parking lot right in front of the beach

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