Baker Beach is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which preserves more than 82,000 acres of shoreline terrain around the San Francisco Bay. It is located approximately one and a half miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, offering spectacular views and photography angles, and allows dogs to roam off-leash with voice control on its northern portion above Lobos Creek. The beach also serves as a popular fishing spot and is home to the historic Battery Chamberlain, the last 6-inch disappearing gun preserved on the West Coast. Visitors should note that portions of the beach are clothing-optional and that nude sunbathing is popular during the summer months.
1775 Gibson Rd, San Francisco, CA 94129
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