Beaches

Volunteers at Coastal Cleanup Day
Events
Ocean Beach, Stairwell 17
Help keep Ocean Beach and our San Francisco coastline beautiful, clean, and safe for all.
Volunteers at Coastal Cleanup Day
Events
Sat, Jul 16 9:00am-11:00am
Ocean Beach, Stairwell 17
Help keep Ocean Beach and our San Francisco coastline beautiful, clean, and safe for all.
San Francisco at the Seaside Book
Beaches
This album of historical photographs brings back the good old days at the San Francisco seaside.
East Peak of Mount Tamalpais
Article
In our parks, there are two mountain peaks within five aerial miles of the closest GGNRA beach. In just a few hours, you can take in 360-degree mountain-top views of the Bay Area and walk barefoot through the sand at sea level.
Nudibranch observed in a park tidepool
Article
Visit a small but dynamic area of the GGNRA and learn why tide pools are being monitored closely for possible changes.
Volunteers at Coastal Cleanup Day
Events
Help keep our San Francisco coastline beautiful, clean, and safe for all.
San Francisco from Mount Tamalpais, at sunrise.
Parks
Download these beautiful sunset backgrounds for your video chats through Zoom, Microsoft Teams or Google Meet.
China Beach
Heal the Bay

Ocean Beach and China Beach made the 2021 Heal the Bay "Honor Roll," a list of 35 out of 500 California beaches that scored a perfect water quality ranking through every season and condition in a full calendar year.

Sunset at Fort Funston
Article
From expansive beaches that seem to stretch on forever to tiny pocket beaches nestled into coastal bluffs, the sandy shores of the GGGNRA have something for every beach lover. With summer days around the corner, we wanted to share highlights from some of the most unique park beaches.