Relax at Baker Beach

Added by Lyndsay Erickson

Tired of the fog? If the sun's out, head to the beach! Baker is a great spot to post up with friends and crack open a few cold ones with a view of the Golden Gate.

If you're looking for a beach that's a little more protected and scenic than Ocean Beach, then Baker Beach is it. Bring a cooler and some burritos out and kick it with your friends. On a sunny weekend day in SF, there's usually a sizable crowd here, so if you need parking, be sure to get here early. If you're not into the whole nudist thing, stay away from the north end of the beach closest to the Golden Gate. If you're looking to bring some food to the beach, Gordos at 24th and Clement will keep you full for the day.

Read More

Tags

Chillin
Adult Beverages
Beach
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Groups
Romantic
Scenic

Reviews

Leave a Review

Overall rating: 

🥇Top Contributor

5 months ago

Fabulous view!

Easy beach to spend time at. Great location, so if you are only in town for a day or so, hit up this beach followed by the other activites close by like Land's End Hike. Like the description says, avoid north part of the beach if you don't want to see nude folks.

🥈 Contributor

about 3 years ago

Relaxing

Chill beach area.

🥉Contributor

over 3 years ago

Beautiful

Take a load off and chill on this beach!

🥇Top Contributor

about 5 years ago

This is an awesome spot for body surfing - bring your wetsuit, fins, and/or a hand plane if there are waves.

Great time when it's sunny!

Stay Nearby

San Francisco, California

Aquatic Park Cove San Francisco Maritime Nhp

Overview Aquatic Park Cove is a vibrantly urban harbor that mimics a natural anchorage and is located on the Pacific shores of one of America's great West Coast cities. San Francisco Maritime Natio...

From $10/night

Sausalito, California

Bicentennial Campground

Overview Bicentennial Campground is in an ideal location in the Marin Headlands surrounded by a grove of cypress trees. The campground is a great location for those wanting to camp near the city. T...

From $20/night

Stinson Beach, California

Beach Bungalow With Hot Tub, Deck & Fire Pit

• TurnKey photo-verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. •Enjoy complete relaxation amid resort-style indulgences at this 2BR/2BA bun...

From $231/night

Stinson Beach, California

Beachside Bliss With Hot Tub & Outdoor Shower

• TurnKey photo-verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. •PROPERTY OVERVIEWIndulge in beachside bliss at this 1BR delight, affectiona...

From $206/night

Nearby Adventures

  • Hike the Batteries to Bluffs Trail

    The Batteries to Bluffs Trail in the Presidio is a true gem of San Francisco. It has everything you could want in a hike: a sea-side path along the ocean, relatively easy parking, gorgeous views of the Golden Gate Bridge, and a secluded beach that...

    1.9 miles

  • Crab Fishing at China Beach

    It's illegal to catch Dungeness Crab inside the bay, but once you reach Baker Beach and China Beach, it's legal to catch 10 per valid fishing license. When you're ready to start your crabbing adventure, head to Gus' Discount Tackle. They'll get yo...

  • Camp at the Rob Hill Campground

    Rob Hill Campground is a hidden treasure, located at the Presidio’s highest point above Baker Beach amid a beautiful eucalyptus grove. The campsite welcomes groups of all kinds and is also home to the Camping at the Presidio (CAP) program, which p...

  • Hike the Lands End Trail

    The Lands End Trail is a fairly easy 3 mile hike along the coastline of SF. The highlights of the trail include access to China Beach, views of the Sutro Baths and the Golden Gate. This is a great hike if you're looking to explore the city or you ...

    2.9 miles