Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world. Spanning over 1.5 miles across the Golden Gate Strait, the bridge opened to vehicles in 1937 after four years of construction. The bridge today is an iconic symbol of industry and architecture, as well as a beloved monument to the City by the Bay. The Golden Gate Bridge connects San Francisco with Marin County and is open to vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians.

Details

Hours: 24-hours, daily (vehicle traffic)
Prices: $6 toll for standard vehicles

Activities

Lone Sailor Memorial
Welcome Center with visitor information, exhibits, books, gifts and souvenirs
Walking or biking across the Golden Gate Bridge

Parking, directions, public transportation

Public transportation or cycling is highly recommended due to limited parking availability.

FAQs

What is the toll to get across the Golden Gate Bridge? The standard vehicle toll is $6. Tolls increase incrementally for vehicles with 3 to over 7 axels. Access is toll-free to cyclists.

How big is the Golden Gate Bridge? The total length of the Golden Gate Bridge is approximately 1.7 miles. It is 90 feet wide and 746 feet high.

Helpful Links

goldengatebridge.org
facebook.com/goldengatebridge
twitter.com/#!/GGBridge
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