Sutro Heights

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Sutro Heights

California

(415) 561-4323

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Things To Do

     

Overview

Located at the westernmost point of Lands End, the historic Sutro Baths was once a lavish 25,000-person swimming facility and museum built in the 19th century by former San Francisco mayor Adolph Sutro. The facility’s six saltwater swimming tanks (ingeniously flushed by the tides), 517 private dressing rooms, restaurants, and arcades were enclosed by 100,000 square feet of glass.
 

Map of Sutro Heights (CA)

Latitude, Longitude: 37.785856, -122.496561

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Activities

  • Hiking

    Cross Point Lobos Avenue and stroll the ghostly green vale of Sutro Heights Park.

  • Historic Sites

    Park rangers and docents lead special walks for those interested in the natural and cultural history of the Cliff House area.

  • Wildlife Watching

    Bring binoculars for close-up views of the marine mammals and birds.

Directions

Driving

The Presidio can be reached from the north by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge (Highways 1 and 101); from the east by way of Lombard Street (Highway 101); and from the south via Highway 1.

Flying

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

Public Transportation

San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI) buses serve the Presidio via the 28, 29 and 43 lines. Bus service from the North Bay to the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza is available through Golden Gate Transit.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(415) 561-4323

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