Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Marin County

4.7
#3 of 51 in Parks in Marin County
Must see · National Park · State Park
With trails for hiking, bike riding, and horseback riding and beaches for swimming and other water sports, Golden Gate National Recreation Area serves up plenty of outdoor activities. The park covers 32,376 hectares (80,002 acres), featuring diverse landscapes and more than 1,200 plant and animal species. Wander through stands of giant redwoods, check out old military fortifications, and visit historical sites. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Golden Gate National Recreation Area and many more Sausalito attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sausalito road trip planning app.
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  • This is a huge open space area in Marin County, the tops of the hills just outside of the city of San Francisco. A great perspective and beauty on the horizon, and a great practical place to take a.....  more »
  • We went to Golden Gate National Recreation Area. This is a scenic area. We were there on a nice June day when people were enjoying the sun and being by the Bay. There is also good views of the...  more »
  • While stationed in Vallejo at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard attending Navy Nuclear Power school, I had the opportunity to explore much of the SF Bay area. The north side of the straights always...  more »
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  • It is really nice to be here. To be relax, to have a hike with your family and friends, and most of all, to have chance to enjoy the great nature here. There is water, mountain, trees, hiking trails. Amazing views here. I have taken plenty pictures here. Enjoy.
  • Its a bit touristic and you probably need to buy chocolate at pretty much grocery store prices, but it's a nice place to walk around and shop. Get ice cream if you have the time and lines are short enough. They definitely do things right in the old factory area.
  • Not certain what is best, driving on the Golden Gate Bridge or admiring it. From this perspective, you will be in awe of the magnitude of this gilded bridge. In this park-like area, you can access small beaches along the Pacific Ocean and walk you feet to bruises while still admiring the bay.
  • This is a gorgeous area and in my opinion the best way to go into San Fransisco. There is a little spot where you can stop and check out the bridge, take some amazing pictures or even just look at the starfish attached to the rocks.
  • Has hilly, mountainous terrain, beautiful coastline. Great hiking terrain: easy to difficult. If you like crowds: got it here. Like solitude and serenity? Here also...

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