You can reach the bridge easily from the visitors parking lot, but if you like running hills or longer distances, start at the Marina Green or Crissy Field and take Long Avenue up to the pedestrian path. On a clear day, which is not as rare as you might think, you’ll see Alcatraz, Angel Island, the Bay Bridge, and Oakland. Golden Gate Bridge is an absolutely stunning place to be at sunrise. You’ll have to head out in the dark, but you’ll be rewarded.
YOU CAN TAKE THIS PICTURE! Here's how: Bay Bridge or San Rafael Bridge to the Golden Gate Bridge. From San Francisco, driving North, exit at Alexander Ave (first exit), left at the end of the exit toward MARIN HEADLANDS. Don't get back on the bridge, go up the hill (keep right). PARK: You'll…