Baker Beach 2.5 rating


A beautiful, immaculately kept 1 mile stretch of beach, set just behind the Golden Gate Bridge. Unfortunately, due to strong currents, the beach is not very safe for swimming, but it does have many outdoor barbeques and designated picnic areas to eat and relax.



About Baker Beach

 San Francisco, CA, United States

 Nearest Transit: Civic Center/UN Plaza

 +1 415-561-4323

Baker Beach and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Fort Point National Historic Site

Fort Point National Historic Site(2 km)
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.

Battery Chamberlin

Battery Chamberlin(0.1 km)
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.

Battery East

Battery East(1.8 km)
This fortification was built in the 1870s, to withstand newer and heavier ordinance.

San Francisco National Cemetery

San Francisco National Cemetery(2 km)
Many military personal have been buried here over the years, including a General from the American Civil War and 35 Medal of Honor recipients.

Mountain Lake

Mountain Lake(1.3 km)
The campsite of the Anza settlement party in 1776, it became a source of fresh water for San Francisco during the early years.

California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences(3.1 km)
The California Academy of Sciences is an absolutely stunning museum and an excellent place to take your children.

Shakespeare Garden

Shakespeare Garden(3.1 km)
With roses and other flowers mentioned in his plays.

Legion of Honor Museum

Legion of Honor Museum(1.8 km)
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.

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