Ocean Beach, A City Park, San Francisco, California, A United States City
Ocean Beach is a beach on the west coast of San Francisco, California, United States, bordering the Pacific Ocean. It is adjacent to Golden Gate Park, the Richmond District, and the Sunset District. The Great Highway runs alongside the beach, and the Cliff House and the site of the former Sutro Baths sit at the northern end. The beach is a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which is administered by the National Park Service. [from wikipedia ]
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Cliff House Rocks 1954
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Thursday 20 January 2011)
(Photo scanned from a print March 2009)
(Photo taken in 1954)
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These are the rocks located in the Pacific Ocean just off coast from the Cliff House. It is reputed that whenever the sea lions leave these rock, the Cliff House will burn down.


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Boat At Sea 1954
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
San Francisco, California
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(Photo scanned from a print March 2009)
(Photo taken in 1954)
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Viewed from the Cliff House of 1954, a ship could be seen on the horizon. In the foreground were the sea lions on the rocks just off shore from the Cliff House.


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The view south just north of the Golden Gate Bridge
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looking toward Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(1996) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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The view south just north of the Golden Gate Bridge


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Ocean beach on an unusually warm day
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Ocean Beach
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(2005) San Francisco, California
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Ocean beach on an unusually warm day


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Ocean Beach with the new Cliff House behind on a warm day
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2005) San Francisco, California
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Ocean Beach with the new Cliff House behind on a warm day


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A fine day on the beach
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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A fine day on the beach


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The old sea wall looking south
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(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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The old sea wall looking south


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Old sea wall looking north
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(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Old sea wall looking north


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Family set up a tent for a day at the beach
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Family set up a tent for a day at the beach


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The beach: Not a great place to ride a bicycle
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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The beach: Not a great place to ride a bicycle


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The beach: A great place to play
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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The beach: A great place to play


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Family heads in the direction of water
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Family heads in the direction of water


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The sea wall: A great place to rest
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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The sea wall: A great place to rest


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The sidewalk above the sea wall
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(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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The sidewalk above the sea wall


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Huge ships distant off the coast
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Huge ships distant off the coast


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Man and dog return from the surf
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Man and dog return from the surf


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Bucket builds small sand castles
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Bucket builds small sand castles


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Running on the beach
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Running on the beach


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The "new" Cliff House with totem poll
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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The "new" Cliff House with totem poll


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Dad recalls son from wet sand
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Dad recalls son from wet sand


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Hikers down rocks to beach
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Ocean Beach
Part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Hikers down rocks to beach


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Picnic on rocks above beach
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Ocean Beach
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(2007) Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California
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Picnic on rocks above beach


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