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Baker Beach, San Francisco

#8 of 70 in Parks in San Francisco
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • There are not a lot of beaches to choose from in San Francisco, so it was nice to discover Baker Beach. This is a good beach with good views. We were here over the 4th of July weekend, and the...  more »
  • Lots of crazy exhibitionists on that beach! Stay away especially if you care about your kids mental health!  more »
  • 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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