The Best Beaches in  San Francisco

These San Francisco beaches are the perfect escape from the city, without actually leaving it!

This mile-long stretch of sand is located in the Presidio and offers awesome views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin Headlands.

Baker Beach

Located North of Baker Beach, Marshall’s sits closer to the Golden Gate Bridge, offering spectacular views.

Marshall's Beach

Access to the beach is off of the main trail and is a very steep climb down and up. Thankfully, the view is equally as gorgeous from the top if you’re not feeling like exerting too much effort.

Fort Funston

The beach is a haven for locals with no high rises in sight. The waves at Ocean Beach are a huge draw for surfers from beginners to experts.

Ocean Beach

Mile Rock Beach is a tiny cove located off of the popular Lands End Trail. It's a bit rugged and might not be accessible at high tide. 

Mile Rock

Crissy Field is an incredibly popular beach located in the Presidio and nearby the Marina District. Here you'll find a huge green space that is perfect for picnics, but also a long sandy beach!

Crissy Field

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