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Golden Gate National Recreation Area, the nation's largest national park in an urban area, encompasses nearly 81,000 acres. Spanning Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties, Golden Gate National Recreation Area also includes areas such as...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Golden gate national recreation area, just to the west of Route 101 after it crosses San Francisco bay on the Golden Gate bridge, is a mecca for cyclists, hikers, trail runners, and sightseers. There is a useful information center on the way into the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Great views of Golden Gate Bridge, interesting visitor center. Parking is very tight. Hard to get here if you don’t know the area - easy tot ale a wrong turn and mistakenly get in a freeway speeding wrong way.

Thank jishenker
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The Golden Gate National Recreational Area, one of our most frequented National Parks, is free to enter and is easily accessed in San Francisco on foot or bike or by public transportation and by auto for visiting the more greener experiences. Considered an Urban National...More

Thank sfrdrunner
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The bridge is named after this land, the golden straight that sir Francis drake and others tried to find. It’s so gorgeous and just plain breathtaking. Come around sunset on a sunny day and take in all the colors off the land.

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to see the Golden Bridge as she had not visited before. This is amazing structure after all the years that passed since it’s construction. Highly recommend it.

Thank Jaime N
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The Golden Gate NRA encompasses areas on both side of the bridge and there is a ton of stuff to do. We biked to Fort Mason, Crissy Field, Fort Point, up to the Golden Gate Bridge Visitor's Center and over the bridge. We checked out...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to walk bike and relax with family. Offers Hundreds of acres of pristine greenery. Moderate climb if you are biking. Botanical garden and Japanese tea Gardens, A Theatre are all part of this park. Weekends you have food trucks coming in. You can...More

3  Thank Subramanyam K
Reviewed 20 August 2017

There is so much to do here. I have been to the area 5 times and still haven't seen it all. You can stay just an hour or a whole day, depending on what you do and where you go. The views are incredible, and...More

Thank mdw737
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco are the Marin Headlands. Turn off Why 101 as soon as you get off the bridge and take Alexander Ave to Colzman Rd to go up into the Golden Gate National Recreational Area. There are small...More

3  Thank IslandTraveler777
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This place has so many things to do. The rangers were so helpful to determine what I would do. Most of the things were closed by the time I arrived. But you can drive to many things. See the lighthouse, visit the Marine mammal center,...More

Thank Susan M
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