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Aquatic Park Beach

Aquatic Park Beach Review

An urban beach surrounded by Fort Mason, Ghirardelli Square, and Fisherman's Wharf, Aquatic Park is a ¼-mile-long strip of sand. The gentle waters near shore are shallow, safe for kids to swim or wade, and fairly clean. Locals—including the seemingly ubiquitous older-man-in-Speedo—come out for quick dips in the frigid water. Members of the Dolphin Club come every morning for a swim, and a large and raucous crowd braves the cold on New Year's Day. Amenities: restrooms; showers; restaurants. Best for: sunrise; sunset; swimming.

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  • Address: San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, 499 Jefferson St., at Hyde St., Northern Waterfront, San Francisco, CA, 94109 | Map It
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  • Location: San Francisco
Updated: 05-03-2013

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