• View of the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Marin Headlands, looking towards San Francisco at sunrise.

    Golden Gate

    National Recreation Area California

China Beach Accessibility

Accessible Features

Designated Accessible Parking

Usable Restroom Facility

Usable Picnic Area

Beach Wheelchairs are available to check out upon request, click here for reservations.

Upon Arrival:

As you arrive at the China Beach parking lot you will find two designated accessible parking spaces. The parking lot sits above the beach. Visitors are not allowed to drive past the entry gates; doing so would encroach on the space needed to launch the National Park Service rescue boats.

Inside the Park:

Beyond the parking lot there is a paved road leading down to the beach. Due to the existing terrain, this paved road is extremely steep. Please proceed with caution. There is a usable restroom facility and a usable picnic area. There is a steep paved boat ramp that leads to the beach. Beach wheelchairs are available up request, click here for reservations.

Departure:

For more information about China Beach click here. The National Park Service is striving to make your experience as accessible as possible. Please feel free to submit comments and suggestions via email by clicking here or by calling the Pacific West Region Visitors Center at 415-561-4700. Individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf/blind or have speech disabilities may utilize the following Federal Relay Service numbers:

(800) 877-8339 Federal Relay Service

(877) 877-6280 VCO

(877) 877-8982 Speech to Speech

(800) 845-6136 Spanish

(866) 893-8340 TeleBraille

 

Did You Know?

Photo of gull chicks breaking our of an egg in a nest.

After incubation lasting four weeks, a gull chick breaks out of its egg without assistance from its parents. At hatching, the chick is fully covered with down and is soon able to open its eyes and stand up to walk about the nest.