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Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

With its iconic orange towers, sweeping cables and Art Deco design, the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the world's most spectacular bridges. A marvel of modern engineering and the most famous symbol of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge connects the city of San Francisco to Marin County.
 
The Golden Gate Bridge is 1.7 miles long, with its longest span running 4,200 feet long-and carries about 112,000 vehicles a day on its six-lane roadway. Biking and walking across the bridge is a thrilling experience and offers jaw-dropping views of Downtown San Francisco, the San Francisco Bay and the Bay Area.
 

Details

Hours -

Open Daily. The Bridge Pavilion is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 

Prices -

Toll is $7.25 (please note CASH IS NOT ACCEPTED at any Golden Gate Bridge toll booth)
 

Events

  •  Film: Building of the Golden Gate at Fort Point National Historic Site
  •  The Bridge on the Big Screen at the Presidio Trust
  •  Golden Gate Bridge Splash ‘n' Dash at South End Rowing Club
 

Activities

  •   Biking and walking
  •   Guided tours
  •   Shopping at Bridge Pavilion
  •   Green screen photos at Round House
  •   Dining at Bridge Café
 
Before you go

Biking and Walking the Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful walks and bike rides in the world. Biking across the Golden Gate Bridge is a thrilling experience and the half-hour walk allows you to feel the atmosphere and enjoy amazing views of Downtown San Francisco and the bay. Cyclists have free access to the East and West sidewalks 24 hours a day. Pedestrians can walk on the East sidewalk facing San Francisco from 5 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Walk or bike to the Golden Gate National Parks with picturesque trails and vista points on either end.

Golden Gate Bridge Toll

Tolls are collected in the southbound direction (only into San Francisco) on the Golden Gate Bridge. The Golden Gate Bridge toll is $7.25 for cars and motorcycles and $6.25 for the FasTrak toll. All tolls can also now be paid online at www.goldengatebridge.org.
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What is there to do and see on the Golden Gate Bridge?

One of the world’s most beautiful bridges, the Golden Gate Bridge is a sensory experience of light, color and sound. Hike, bike, walk or take a guided tour to enjoy dramatic views. Enjoy guided tours and taking green screen photos of you atop the bridge tower at the Round House. Shop for souvenirs at Bridge Pavilion, and see historic exhibits, memorabilia and overlooks. Learn about the bridge’s science and engineering through hands-on exhibits just outside the Pavilion. Taste fresh California cuisine at the Bridge Café, which is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Check out the Golden Gate and Pacific Ocean overlooks near the bridge.

Are there Golden Gate Bridge tours?

Enjoy guided tours and hear fascinating stories about the Golden Gate Bridge at the Round House. Guided 45- and 60-minute walking tours are offered day and evening, spring through fall. Tours bring to life the people behind the bridge, the genius of its engineering, and the myths surrounding its famous span. For tickets, call 877-349-7625.
Golden Gate Bridge
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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California 415-923-2208 Visit Website
 

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