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Seal Rocks

Seal Rocks
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Type of Attraction
Beaches, Lakes, Rivers
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Partial
Mobility Obstacles: Extended Walking Required Dirt/off-road walking
Notes: The area is partially wheelchair accessible, with good views of the rocks and the ocean. However, nearby trails are not wheelchair accessible.
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks
Restrooms: Not Available
Notes: There are no restrooms near the rocks, but the Cliff House restaurant is nearby with restrooms.
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Seal Rocks

Former Home of the Sea Lions

Point Lobos Ave
(near the Cliff House)
San Francisco, CA 94121


Seal Rocks is a beautiful (if misleadingly named) point at the northernmost tip of Ocean Beach, visible from the Cliff House. The wind-swept natural beauty of these three jagged rocks has withstood centuries of waves crashing against their craggy surface; however, the sea lions for which they were named no longer sunbathe on the rocks, barking and belching their merry way through the day. Fortunately, they can still be found--just head over to Fisherman's Wharf where you can watch them bask in the sun at the pier. Seal Rocks is still one of the best views of the Pacific side of the Bay. Come at sunset for a dazzling display of colors as the sun sinks into the ocean.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 24 hrs
Notes: It's best to visit during daylight/evening hours.
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free


Outdoor with little or no covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car Bicycle Bus Walking
Parking Availability: Yes
Average Price per Hour: Free

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