169 locals recommend
Why locals recommend it
One of the city’s most beautiful beaches, Baker gives you that two-for-one view of where the Pacific Ocean meets the Golden Gate Bridge and the bay and headlands beyond. On the beach, you’ll find sand dune ecosystems typical of this area and some unique wildflowers that can tolerate the shifting conditions. A walk from one end to the other is a must. An easy way to reach the beach from downtown is to take the PresidiGo, a free shuttle that goes through the Presidio and stops at Baker Beach.
San Francisco, CA
Tips from locals
If you ever wondered where those wedding photos with the gorgeous bridge backdrop were taken, this is it! A locals’ favorite to take in the unobstructed view of the bridge and the ocean and enjoy a glass of chardonnay while listening to the waves crashing ashore.
Beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean and the Western side of the Golden Gate Bridge.
If you have a small and mobile group this beach is lovely and has a quirky San Francisco flavor. Lots of locals here. You can bring a net and have a volleyball picnic for your reception.
This is the most beautiful beach in the San Francisco area and has breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge.