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China Beach, San Francisco

4.4
#26 of 73 in Parks in San Francisco
Swim, kite surf, or simply relax at China Beach. The shallow water provides a safe place for kids and less experienced swimmers to safely enjoy themselves. Bring food to prepare on one of the outdoor grills and picnic tables. Kite surfing enthusiasts can take advantage of the wide shoreline and good winds here. More secluded than others in the area, this beach offers a quiet getaway from crowds. No kiosks or shops--but you get a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge on a clear day. To visit China Beach on your holiday in San Francisco, and find out what else San Francisco has to offer, use our San Francisco vacation app .
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4.5
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  • A beautiful little beach. Very calm, not many people around. What more could you want? Sometimes egrets wade around in the shallows and go fishing.  more »
  • With great views of the Golden Gate Bridge this small hidden beach is worth the hunt!! Located in front of the sea cliffs homes. It still has 2 small BBQs that are free to use for the public!! Which a...  more »
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  • It's my favorite beach in SF as it's isolated and never crowded. Sunsets are really beautiful here, with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. You can also spot Dolphins closer to the beach during the right season.
  • Love this place. Super nice views of the golden gate bridge and the beach. Very nice compared to other places as far as crowds.. there are less people here
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