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Baker Beach, San Francisco

4.6
#8 of 102 in Outdoors in San Francisco
While it remains too dangerous for swimming, Baker Beach is one of the best spots in the city to take in views of San Francisco's iconic bridge. This public beach stretches along the Pacific just northwest of the city, which makes it easily accessible by various modes of transportation. Keep in mind that the northernmost section of the beach tends to attract nudists. A visit to Baker Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our San Francisco trip planning app to plot your vacation.
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  • I'm not a beach person, but loved Baker Beach. Authorities have done a great job making it accessible, shoring up dunes, and protecting indigenous flora - some stunning shoreline plants were in bloom....  more »
  • Nice stretch of beach with beautiful views of the bridge. Also a great spot to see the big shipping boats come in! Two parking lots with easy access to the beach with just a short walk. We were there ...  more »
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  • Beautiful beach with great views of the Golden Gate Bridge! The beach was so clean and not very crowded.
  • A beautiful view from an ok clean beach. Watch the dog poo, but a wonderful way to spend a sunny day on the west side of the city.
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