San Francisco Beaches and Parks


  •  53 color maps that show topography, roads, trails, bicycle routes, and other features
  • Descriptions of geologic formations, wildflowers, tidepools, and beaches


This easy-to-use, up-to-date, comprehensive guidebook is the essential companion for visitors―sightseers, hikers, swimmers, surfers, campers, birders, boaters, and anglers―who want to explore California’s fabulous shoreline. The book describes some 350 shoreline destinations, including every known publicly accessible beach along the coast of Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties. It also lists wildlife reserves, marinas, and public parks, and includes descriptions of plants and animals, places where dogs are welcome, nature centers, aquariums, and much more.