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San Francisco Bay, San Francisco

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#2 of 610 in Nature in California
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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San Francisco sits on the tip of a peninsula, surrounded by San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate strait, and the Pacific Ocean. To explore the bay's shoreline, walk, skate, or bike along the Bay Trail, which is paved within the city. To explore the region from the water, board one of many tour boats. Known for its strong westerly winds, the natural harbor is a mecca for sailors, windsurfers, and kitesurfers. The bay is also a natural nursery for native crab, halibut, and salmon, as well as being a key link in the "Pacific Flyway," a major north-south route used by migratory birds. If you want to hang out by the water, especially on a sunny day, join locals at Marina Green (30 hectare) 74 acre expanse of grass between Fort Mason and the Presidio. To visit San Francisco Bay on your trip to San Francisco, use our San Francisco attractions planner.
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  • San Francisco Bay is a really stunning body of water and of course the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge are stunning sights to see. 
    San Francisco Bay is a really stunning body of water and of course the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge are stunning sights to see.  more »
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  • Kindda like San Pablo Bay 2.0
  • Good place to take a boat ride.

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