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Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito

#20 of 34 in Things to do in Sausalito
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Fort Cronkhite is one of the components of California's Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Today part of the National Park Service, Fort Cronkhite is a former US Army post that served as part of the coastal artillery defenses of the San Francisco Bay Area during World War II. The soldiers at Cronkhite manned gun batteries, radar sites, and other fortifications on the high ridges overlooking the fort.
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  • I arrived here on a bike and was impressed with the views of the Bay, right at water's edge, a different way to see it all. Lovely  more »
  • An interesting sojourn through a one-way alternate tunnel opens one to a special place. Fresh water and salt water converge on the western-most beach of beautiful Marin County. Waves tumbling on to.....  more »
  • This place is breathtaking. I love it! The history is cool, the beach is beautiful
  • Old army barracks set in a typical Marin County landscape complete w fog rolls, pounding surf and meadow trails. Not a lot to do unless you love trekking out to windy bluffs for magnificent views.

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