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Golden Gate National Recreation Area Plan Your Visit

Getting There

Plane

San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose International Airports service the San Francisco Bay Area.

Car

Golden Gate NRA can be reached by Highways 1, 101 and 280 from the north and south San Francisco Bay Area, and by Highway 880 from the East Bay.

Public Transportation

There are various bus lines that run to and through the park. To get the best information on transit to the park areas you are interested in visiting, refer to the public transit information site: www.511.org

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