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Fort Funston

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Address: Off Skyline Blvd. (Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area), San Francisco, CA
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+1 415-239-2366
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Scenic section of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a favorite...

Scenic section of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a favorite for hikers, bikers and beach-goers.

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Beautiful views, great walking and hiking

Beautiful Expansive views, interesting history, family and dog friendly. Great place to walk and hike.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Debbie S
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Leawood, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to be a coastal defence installation early last century, but not much is left to see. The daredevils jumping off the cliff on wings is pretty cool however...

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Leawood, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Expansive views, interesting history, family and dog friendly. Great place to walk and hike.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on the bluffs on the ocean, this onetime coastal gun and missle battery with relics remaining is a wonderfully large, open and delightfull space where well socialized dogs of all size, breed and description may run free off leash. Many hiking trails and in warm weather, beach access.

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Fort Funston is so close to the City, yet when you are out walking here you feel far away. Even Lake Merced suddenly looks like a natural lake. On a clear day you can enjoy beautiful views of the California Coast and walk down to the beach. Best is seeing the greatest selection of 4 legged friends.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We walked down to Fort Funston on a bit of a spur of the moment trip. Great views and a nice walk along the water. Definitely a serious incline going up and down (as in, for every two steps forward it's one step back).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Beautiful place to run, hike, walk your dog, fly over the cliffs on a hangglider and watch others who do this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

By far the BEST dogs park in Bay Area. Magnificent vista, very roomy, clean and safe. Excellent place for socializing both for dogs and owners. Highly recommended.

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

When you combine a beautiful beach and a place where my four legged child can run free, you have one of my favorite places on the planet. My furry sidekick and I both LOVE this place. Go on a sunny day (68 degrees or higher, low winds). It's one of my favorite places in the entire state of California...maybe even... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I love taking my dogs to fort funston! It's one of the only places that dogs can roam around leash free and play on the beach. Be careful because there are cliffs and if your not careful you can slip or fall especially on foggy days! Everyone for the most pet, picks up their dog's poop and there are trash... More 

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Houston, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We spent the afternoon here after running the SF Marathon that morning. Hiking of all sorts and of course dogs, dogs and more dogs! We were visiting from Houston and unfortunately didn't have our dogs with us. They would have been in 7th Heaven! Dogs are allowed off leash and can have all the fun they desire! Also got to... More 

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