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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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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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Great place for dogs

I was amazed at this place and how many dog lovers were out and about exploring this beautiful area. Lots of options for walking with beautiful views of the ocean. Not too far... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
kelly b
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Antelope, California
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Antelope, California
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was amazed at this place and how many dog lovers were out and about exploring this beautiful area. Lots of options for walking with beautiful views of the ocean. Not too far from Ocean Beach which was also very dog friendly and had lots of running g/walking trails.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's always a good day to visit Fort Funston, for beach activities, dog and people watching, whale watching, hang gliding, watching the crows ride the thermals, picnicking, sand dollars galore, sunsets, etc. Please leave places a bit nicer than you found them!! Cheers!

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Thank dinkmcqs
Albuquerque NM
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44 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

If you are looking for historical remains of Fort Funston, you will be disappointed as not much remains. This is more of a park for the locals to enjoy and take their dogs (since dogs don't have to be on leash at this park). But for tourists, there are much better sights to visit in San Francisco.

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Thank vacationmanic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is a great place to bring your animal and to chillax by the cool waters of the bay. Picnic too if you wish.

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Thank Alzor S
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 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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Thank Randy S
Leawood, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

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 19 December 2016

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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Thank JPWOTG
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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Thank Oran A
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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san francisco
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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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