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Kirby Cove - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Kirby Cove, San Francisco, CA, USA

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About Kirby Cove

Kirby Cove is a small bayside park with trails and a campground where you can absorb incredible views of San Francisco from across the Golden Gate. It offers a sandy beach, over a mile of trails across the forested hillside, accommodating campsites, and an unforgettable experience in nature.


Attractions Near Kirby Cove

Battery Spencer
Battery Spencer0.74km from Kirby Cove

Battery Spencer is a historic concrete military battery that today serves as an overlook above the Golden Gate Bridge and offers iconic and stunning views and photo opportunities. Photos taken of the Golden Gate Bridge from Battery Spencer have been some of the most iconic out there and featured on prints, postcards, and posters. The Battery was originally a gun battery from 1897 to 1942 and was named for a Revolutionary War hero.

Marin Headlands
Marin Headlands0.87km from Kirby Cove

The Marin Headlands is a hilly peninsula at the southernmost end of Marin County, California, United States, located just north of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge, which connects the two counties and peninsulas. The entire area is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The Headlands are famous for their views of the Bay Area, especially of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge1.23km from Kirby Cove

One of the longest and tallest suspension bridge in the world, and one which definitely is most photographed.

Bay Area Discovery Museum
Bay Area Discovery Museum1.56km from Kirby Cove

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a children's museum located in Sausalito. The museum is geared to children from 6 months to 10 years of age with different areas of the museum tailored to a specific age group. Children have the options of exploring the 6 different sections of the museum: Art Studios, Bay Hall, Discovery Hall, Lookout Cove, Tot Spot, and Fab Lab.

Marshall's Beach
Marshall's Beach2.85km from Kirby Cove

This small stretch of sand on the southwest side of the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most beautiful places in California with the massive rocks, waves crashing on the sand, and the staggering Golden Gate Bridge providing a backdrop to it all. It’s incredibly photogenic, offering spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and the Marin Headlands.

Headlands Center for the Arts
Headlands Center for the Arts2.89km from Kirby Cove

Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas. It hosts an internationally recognized artist-in-residence program, and interdisciplinary public programs. It is situated in a campus of artist-renovated military buildings in the Marin Headlands.

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