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Fort Cronkhite

Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA
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Breathtaking views

Really enjoyed driving through Ft. Barry to Ft. Cronkhite. There is a walking path that leads to... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
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Breathtaking and amazing place!

I decided to visit I Sausalito for the day and discovered this place while searching for Marin... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
San Jose, California
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Marin Headlands, Sausalito, CA
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed driving through Ft. Barry to Ft. Cronkhite. There is a walking path that leads to several beautiful views of the pacific. There are several lookout points to enjoy the view of The Golden Gate Bridge. Clean beach area. Would definitely recommend the scenic...More

Thank Medsales
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I decided to visit I Sausalito for the day and discovered this place while searching for Marin Headlands visitor center. The coastal hike is exactly what I needed and not too hard of a hike up. Breathtaking views and perfect weather. A good amount of...More

Thank guamgirl04
Reviewed 14 March 2017

IF you love coastal artillery forts, this is the place. The buildings have been wonderfully maintained by the State of California. The various batteries are a blast to visit and are a great hiking experience.

Thank beagleshnout
Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you'd told me that learning about a Nike Missile Site would be one of the highlights of my birthday, I'd have said you were nuts. But we stumbled upon a tour on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, and I was enthralled. This is the only...More

Thank RobinHouston_TX
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a former World War II military post that stands at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. Fort Cronkhite is one of the few examples of these World War II "mobilization posts" remaining in the country. The fort's barracks, mess halls, and other structures...More

Thank dcr1837
Reviewed 30 June 2016

You have some fabulous views though it is crowded at times.....buses do run there from the city San Francisco

Thank RogerPsz
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful and relaxing place to get away from the crowds—for an hour or a day. There are trails to be hiked in the hills above the old fort, where you have stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco and the...More

2  Thank Jon R
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A quick drive across the GG Bridge, quick turnoff, and you are in the Marin Headlands. You'll pass the Marine Mammal Center, which is also worth a visit. At the end of the road, park and take a nice hike or just hang out on...More

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Fort Cronkite has it all...beaches, abandoned bunkers, hiking trails, surfer watching...all with spectacular views...there's something for everyone.

1  Thank Sunfl0wer3
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Visiting old Ft. Cronkhite offers you the opportunity to climb high up the hills for spectacular views of the Golden Gate, San Francisco and the bay. There are a number of ancillary trails for those interested. Tour the site of a WWII shore battery and...More

1  Thank David B L
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