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Mr. Selfish and I have been taking advantage of the amazing sunny weather we’ve been having in SF. People keep telling me that it is not typical, so every time, it’s even remotely sunny I drag Mr. Selfish somewhere outside to view my current obsession – the Golden Gate Bridge. I may have mentioned this obsession previously (Part 1 and Part 2). During one particularly nice and sunny day, we went to Lands End to walk along the Coastal Trail, which has quite a new view of the Bridge.

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We parked at the Sutro Baths and walked all the way to the end of the trail before Baker Beach. It is about a 3 mile round trip walk.

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The Sutro Baths were interesting to see. They used to be a large privately owned swimming pool complex in the late 19th century but the building burned down in 1966 and only the ruins remain.

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After the Sutro Baths, we started our walk toward Eagle’s Point.

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Initially, the path is nice and paved. But once you walk a little further, the path is unpaved and you have to walk down some stairs to Eagle’s Point.

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There is a random labyrinth at Eagle’s Point, and you have a good view of the abandoned lighthouse in the water nearby. Mr. Selfish and I just hung out at Eagle’s Point for a while and enjoyed the view of the Bridge. I was also saving my energy for all of the stairs I would have to walk up.

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Mr. Selfish and I then walked to the end of the Coastal Trail and took the Camino del Mar Trail back toward the parking lot near Sutro Baths. We walked by a golf course, as well as the Legion of Honor, which I’ll go over in my next post.

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You can see my other two posts on the Golden Gate Bridge here and here. Where else do you recommend going for a great view of the Bridge?

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