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Address: 1504 Pershing Dr, San Francisco, CA 94129-3306
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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Hot September Sunday

The usual crowd at Baker Beach is bundled up tourists looking for alternative views of the Golden Gate Bridge or naked guys looking for views of each other. This rare 90 degree... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The usual crowd at Baker Beach is bundled up tourists looking for alternative views of the Golden Gate Bridge or naked guys looking for views of each other. This rare 90 degree Sunday filled the south west end of the beach with hundreds of families and young groups relishing the lack of fog and snapping pictures of a spectacular sunset.... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice wide open beach with walks up to the wooded areas (some easier to climb than others!0. The beach has amazing views of the Golden Gate bridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fantastic views of the Bridge and the Bay, lots of space to lay out and have fun. Just pay attention to the warning signs about swimming and wading.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I think Baker Beach is a must if you visit SF. You can take the bus 29 in Lincoln and 19th avenue to go to Baker. Also, if you're in SF in October or November, you're very lucky, the Indian summer is in city! The Esther Is usually very nice these months and it's the best moment to go to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beach has a great view of the Golden Gate bridge, and parking is free and plentiful. There is sand on flat ground, sandy hills, and then big rocks where waves hit, so you get a good mix of terrain. We went in early August but it was quite chilly, so do bring a sweater! If you are bringing children... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

DONT SWIM bug undertow but a lovely view of the golden gate bridge. Picnic away and bring extra layers of clothes!

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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking on the sandy beach is quite a workout, but the view of the bridge and Marin Headlands is gorgeous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice place to relax and enjoy the view of the bridge. You can easily get there by bus, which is great for people travelling on a budget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach has incredible views of the bridge. The parking lot is pretty small so you might have to park up the hill and walk in. Bring lots of layers, it can get really cold/windy here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views across the beach and the walk to get there was picturesque. We sat on the beach to eat our picnic. Beware there are naturists on the beach.

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