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Golden Gate Bridge at California

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, 94129
415-921-5858  |   Attractions
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Golden Gate Bridge

This iconic attraction of San Francisco first opened to the public in1937, and it still never ceases to wow tourists and locals alike. Spanning an incredible 4,200 feet, the spectacular red bridge, which connects San Francisco with Marin County, is traversed by cars, bicyclists, joggers, and walkers alike. Bring your camera to the Golden Gate Bridge and get ready for some truly fantastic photo-ops.



- Walking paths: 5 am to 6:30 pm (9 pm during daylights savings); open to biking 24-hours a day


- Free


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  • Sightseeing
  • Dramatic Views
  • History
  • Architecture
  • Walking

Bikes and pedestrians

Strolling across the bridge is a breathtaking experience. Walkers are allowed on the east pathway from 5 am to 6:30 pm (9 pm during daylights savings). There are gates that automatically close, so make sure to keep track of the time. Bikes can traverse the east and west sidewalks 24-hours a day.


The temperature and winds can change very quickly in San Francisco, especially in places near the water like the Golden Gate Bridge. May and June and September and October are probably the best months to visit. Fog can roll in as well, so make sure to bring plenty of layers and prepare for a range of climates.


  • Are walking tours available?

    San Francisco City Guides, a non-profit organization offers guided visits usually at 1pm on weekdays and 11am on weekends. Check this website for more details and scheduling http://www.sfcityguides.org/
  • Is there parking?

    Parking can be extremely difficult to find near the bridge, so it is recommended you visit by public transit, walking or bike. If you do drive, the Northeast lot offers free parking for up to 4 hours, while the Southeast lot costs $.25 per 15 minutes.

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