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Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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Golden Gate National Recreation Area
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is one of the largest urban parks in the world — drawing approximately 15 million visitors a year from around the world.

Northern San Mateo County
to Southern Marin County
The park is not one continuous locale, but rather a collection of areas, stretching from northern San Mateo County to southern Marin County, including several areas of San Francisco.

Famous Park Attractions
Click on a link below to visit just a few of the park's famous attractions — in San Francisco and Marin County.

- Alcatraz
- Baker Beach
- Cliff House
- Crissy Field
- Fort Point
- Marin Headlands
- Muir Woods National Monument
- Ocean Beach
- Presidio
- Sutro Baths

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Sutro Baths near Cliff House, overlooking Ocean Beach, San Francisco, CA

View of the Cliff House from Ocean Beach

View of Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands from Baker Beach, San Francisco, California

View of Golden Gate Bridge from Crissy Field, San Francisco

Golden Gate Park
If you like the outdoors and beautiful parks, be sure to visit Golden Gate Park — a popular San Francisco park that is completely separate to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area mentioned above.

Even larger than New York City's Central Park, it's the largest man-made park in the world — approximately three miles long and a half a mile wide.

- Golden Gate Park
- Buffalo Paddock
- California Academy of Sciences
- Conservatory of Flowers
- de Young Museum
- Japanese Tea Garden
- Music Concourse
- Stow Lake
- SF Botanical Garden



.Marin Headlands View of the Golden Gate Bridge

View of Palace of Fine Arts and Letterman Digital Arts Center Gardens & Pond at the Presidio

Fog-shrouded Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point, San Francisco, California

Muir Woods Tours and Yosemite Giant Sequoias Minivan Tours

Walking path along Crissy Field shoreline with view of Golden Gate Bridge, Crissy Field, San Francisco

Letterman Digital Arts Center Gardens, Palm Trees and View of the Palace of Fine Arts at the Presidio

Newly-restored 100-acre site of tidal marsh and parkland along the bay shore includes water birds, native plants, walking paths and sandy beaches - Crissy Field, San Francisco

Crissy Field and view of San Francisco Bay and Crissy Field Beach, San Francisco

Map of the Marin Headlands

View of Angel Island in San Francisco Bay from the Marin Headlands


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