Enjoy the outdoors under a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge at Crissy Field. Known as the Presidio’s front door, the former air base-turned-into-a-park is a favorite recreational area for both locals and visitors. The area is clean, safe, and well maintained and is particularly popular with cyclists and joggers. If you want to relax, you can enjoy the sandy beach or go for a picnic. The kids enjoy wide-open areas to play, while the pet owners can take their dogs off the leash and let them splash in the surf. Bring sunglasses and layered clothes, because the San Francisco weather can be chilly and windy, even in the summer months. Using our world travel planner, San Francisco attractions like Crissy Field can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Crissy Field Reviews
Beautiful place for a morning walk and an afternoon romp with your pups. There are wonderful places to sit and enjoy the Bay, outdoor showers to wash you pup, clean accessible bathrooms, expertise sta... more »
Believe it or not, Army Air Force planes used to take off from Crissy Field during WWII. Now it is a very pleasant place to take a nice Bay walk and see Alcatraz Island, Marin County and a vista of do... more »
Great walking and biking paths with beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge (assuming it's not foggy when you go). Also nice view of the San Francisco skyline. We only briefly explored and barely touched the surface. Excited to go back! Parking wasn't terribly expensive either... $1-2/hour vs Fisherman's Wharf which was $15/hour.
Very nice, massive swath of lawn for running, playing around, and getting excellent views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Area! Plus, the whale art piece is just dazzling, I loved it since my eyes fell upon it :)
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