Kirby Cove Camp is a campground and scenic area managed by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) in the Marin Headlands, California. It is located at sea level below Conzelman Road, which leads from the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge up and along the Marin Headlands overlooking the Golden Gate strait that leads into San Francisco Bay. A road behind a locked gate leads to Kirby Cove from just beyond Battery Spencer, the first set of bunkers encountered from Highway 101 at the nor…
The rising sun peeks through the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to illuminate Kirby Cove, part of California’s Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Photographer and meteorologist Jeff Lewis set his alarm for 4 am to catch this stunning sunrise, composed of three shots. Visitors to Kirby Cove, located in the Marin Headlands, can camp with a mesmerizing view of San Francisco and the haunting sound of foghorns. Photo courtesy of Jeff Lewis.