Baker Beach

Battery Chamberlin Road
San Francisco, CA 94118

(415) 561-4323


Mile-long Baker Beach lies at the foot of the rugged cliffs on the western shoreline of the Presidio. The view from the beach—with the tawny wilds of the Marin Headlands and the Presidio flanking the Golden Gate Bridge—is spectacular.

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Learn the 160-million-year story that underlies the Presidio on this two-mile, moderately strenuous walk. Wear comfortable walking shoes and meet Ranger Will Elder at Merchant Road parking near Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza and Battery Boutelle. Reservations required; call (415) 561-4323.

Baker Beach: From the Parents


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