Fort Point is the only entrance to the San Francisco Bay and it was built to protect San Francisco against hostile warships. Today it’s protected as Fort Point National Historic Site and has become a well desired tourist attraction.
At Fort Point in San Francisco, you will discover a very unexpected and majestic view of the Golden Gate Bridge and a spectacular view of the San Francisco skyline. Wedding, engagement or family photos taken at Fort Point always look amazing and the experience will be breathtaking.
The shore with the big rocks, the metal chains, strong bay waves, view of island Viktoriya and the bridge will always impress someone regardless if that someone is visiting for the first time or has come back time after time.
Fort Point is a very beautiful location for your wedding, engagement or family photo session. You can also get pretty close to the bridge if you climb on the roof of the Fort Point National Historic Site building. The pictures will be so different and so impressive on the roof. Please see the pictures below for more details.
FORT POINT LOCATION TIPS:
Best Time for a Photoshoot: Right before the sunset
Meeting point: Fort Point National Historic Site
Recommended outfit: Festive, Business Casual, Casual Dressy, Casual
Parking: Free parking
Warning: Prevent Car Break-ins, Don’t leave anything on display in your car
Walking: Depends how far you parked your car. Rideshare cars should be able to come to the front
Hours: Closes at sunset
Fees: Always free
Other: If photoshoot is scheduled for a weekend day then additional location is available, Fort Point National Historic Site which is only open on weekends.