Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco

















About Golden Gate National Recreation Area

 San Francisco, CA 94123, United States

 +1 415-561-4700


Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Nearby Sights on Map

Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most iconic bridges in the United States, and has been called one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World

Fort Point National Historic Site

From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U

Legion of Honor Museum

Inside this building, a model of the Palais de la L?gion d'Honneur in Paris, is an incredible collection of mainly European art, with works of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Impressionist periods, with art from some of the fundamental artists of their times, as well as some works from the 20th century from the likes of Picasso

Battery East

This fortification was built in the 1870s, to withstand newer and heavier ordinance

Baker Beach

A beautiful, immaculately kept 1 mile stretch of beach, set just behind the Golden Gate Bridge

Battery Chamberlin

Battery Chamberlin, built near Baker Beach in 1904, was constructed as part of a modernization effort to accommodate the lighter, stronger, more powerful coastal defense weapons developed in the 1880s

Balboa Theater

Catch a feature at this historic independent movie house

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center provides information on the sanctuary and features hands-on educational exhibits on local marine life

Dutch Windmill

Once used for park irrigation in the past, now a scenic oddity at the western end of the park

Ocean Beach

A large sandy beach, which cater to just about every beach-going type, offering designated surfing and swimming zones, which are monitored by the local life guards